SECTION: Vegetable Seeds, Tomatoes, Regular, Lycopersicon esculentum
Late. Lobed or pleated Italian tomato with the flavor people describe as "genuine Italian", the most complex we've ever tasted" ,"indescribably delicious." Beefsteak-type fruits make flower shaped slices, very juicy. Use fresh, for juice, drying or pasta sauce. Likes a long, hot summer but handles erratic weather well. Disease resistant.
One packet will plant 100 sq ft when using Indeterminate - 24" spacing in the bed.
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EA CULTURE: H/Matures 8-13/Harvest 17+/Yield 100-418/Spacing Indeterminate - 24"
DAYS TO MAT: 90
SEEDS PER PACKET: 30
SOURCE CODE: C
APPROX GERM DAYS: 6-14
PLANTING DEPTH: 1/4"
WHEN TO PLANT: Start in flats 6-8 weeks before last spring frost.
PACKET LABEL INSTRUCTIONS: Start in flats. Transplant seedlings into any light, well-drained soil after danger of frost is past. Greedy feeder-needs ample amounts of compost or decomposed manure. Needs lots of P & K, but not as much N. Keep soil moist in dry weather with periodic, deep waterings. Best to mulch once established. Keep fruit picked for continuous production.