'Toastmaster' (Joseph Ghio, R. 1983). Seedling# 78-61M. TB, 38" (97 cm). Late midseason bloom. Toasted watermelon; red beard. Seedling# 74-96A: ('Coffee House' x 'Carolina Honey') X seedling# 76-153D: (('Carolina Honey' x 'Malaysia') x (('Ponderosa' x 'Travel On') x 'Peace Offering')). Bay View Gardens 1984. Honorable Mention 1986.
|Awaiting original catalog description|
|Exposure Prefers full sun for optimal performance, may still bloom in half-day shade|
|Fertilizer Prefers rich conditions on relatively inorganic soils.|
|FURTHER CULTURAL INFORMATION Here|
|Hardiness Zones 4-8 for most varieties, Some cultivars tolerate colder, others tolerate warmer zones (please comment in comment box with your location if this cultivar grows well in zone 3, 4, 9, or 10.)|
|PH Prefers Neutral to basic solis 6.1 to 8.5, quite toleranr of more extreme conditions|
|Water: Prefers well drained good garden soil, Tolerant of dry conditions in established plants, Intolerant of swampy conditions.|
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