If Tomato Spotted Wilt Virus plagues your area, then Amelia VR is the variety for you. Bred primarily for the Southeastern US, Amelia VR produces large to extra-large fruit on vigorous, determinate vines. High yields of firm, uniform red fruit that have good crack tolerance have been noted in plantings of Amelia VR in the Southeastern US. It is well adapted to stake culture, and field testing shows it performs best under moderate to heavy pruning. Its disease package includes resistance to Fusarium wilt (races 1, 2 and 3).
Soil temperature: 75 - 80 degrees fahrenheit
Seeding depth: 0.25 - 0.5 inches
Germination days: 6 - 14 days
Grow on temperature day: 60 - 65 degrees fahrenheit
Weeks indoor: 5 - 6 weeks
Maturation days: 75 days