Tomato - Old German - Lycopersicon lycopersicum
Tender Annual Indeterminate. Heirloom. This Mennonite heirloom has large fruit often weighing over 1 pound! The fruit is yellow with a red center core showing through the skin. It has outstanding flavor and few seeds; great for slicing. Not a heavy producer.
Did You Know? Tomatoes are a member of the nightshade family which also includes tomatillos, eggplant, peppers and potatoes
Soil Temperature: 70-85°FF Peaceful Valley Farm & Garden Supply brand vegetable seeds are guaranteed to germinate. Once the seeds have sprouted, please understand that Peaceful Valley cannot be held responsible for the many uncontrollable growing and climatic conditions that must be met to insure the success of your crop(s).
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Planting Depth: 1/2"
Germination: 6-12 Days
Height At Maturity: 5'-7'
Days To Maturity: 75 Days
Sun/Shade: Full Sun
Spacing After Thinning: 15"-36"
Approx Seeds per Ounce: 9,982 Seeds
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Planting & Care
Soil & Water: Tomatoes love fertile soil rich in organic matter. Add plenty of compost prior to planting. Soil pH is preferred between 5.5-7.0. Water deeply and consistently to prevent blossom end rot. Avoid wetting the foliage when watering.
Planting & Growing: Sow seeds in flats 6-8 weeks before the last frost and thin to 2" apart after the first true leaves appear. Before transplanting after the last frost, harden off the plants by placing them outdoors for a few hours to start, increasing the amount of time each day until they are accustomed to a full day of sunlight.
Harvesting & Storage: Harvest when individual fruits give slightly under finger pressure; the shoulders may not have changed color yet.