(Solanum lycopersicum) The “ultimate love apple” according to Amy
Goldman’s colorful story in The Heirloom Tomato.
Nebraskan brides reportedly still receive these seeds
as a wedding gift. Listed in the 1983 SSE Yearbook
by Dorothy Beiswenger of Crookston, Minnesota.
Reliable producer of stunning 4" round fruits with
glowing orange skin. Well-balanced flavor. Plants
typically grow less than 36" tall, but benefit from
staking. Determinate, 85-90 days from transplant.
6 weeks before last frost
Green Thumb Tip Sow seeds indoors ¼" deep. Tomatoes are sensitive
to freezing temperatures, so wait to transplant
outdoors until the soil is warm. Plant in full sun. ± 13,300 seeds/oz
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