Cultural data: field planting Growing season: Warm season Days to maturity: 59-85 days Germination relative to soil temperature: 70-85ºF. Cultural information: Start indoors mid March. Plant ¼" deep. Transplant late May. Seed count: Approx. 8700 sds/oz. or 139,200 sds/lb. Projected seed usage: ½ oz./100 ft. rows 1-2 lb./acre. Diseases and pests: Fusarium wilt and verticillium, Tomato blight, flea beetles and tomato hornworms. Harvesting: To promote ripening of fruit, remove some of the newer branches.