Tomato, Trophy

Catalog #1183

3795
(Solanum lycopersicum) Introduced in 1870 by Colonel George E. Waring, Jr., of Rhode Island. Sold for five dollars per packet (equivalent to eighty dollars today). Gardeners paid the exorbitant price hoping to win the $100 grand prize at the local fair. Sweet 5-7 ounce tomatoes are ideal for slicing. Indeterminate, 80 days from transplant.
START INDOORS
6 weeks before last frost
GERMINATION
7-14 Days
PLANT OUTDOORS
24-36" Apart
SUPPORT
Cage, stake or trellis

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.


± 11,300 seeds/oz

Price:  Free!

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