Austin's Red Pear Tomato
- Pear-shaped fruits grow to 2 inches
- Excellent flavor
- Indeterminate - Fruit ripens throughout the season
- 80 days from transplant
Introduced to SSE in 1998 by Dale Austin of Washington. A real standout among all of SSE’s red pears due to its superior flavor. Large 2" red tomatoes with elongated neck. Very productive. Occasionally a plant with yellow fruit appears. Indeterminate, 80 days from transplant.
Learn to Grow Austin's Red Pear Tomato
Start Indoors: 6 weeks before last frost
Germination: 7-14 Days
Plant Outdoors: 24-36” Apart
Support: Cage, stake, or trellis
Instructions - 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.
Ratings & Reviews
you’ll have plenty of these all summer
These were the earliest to fruit and very prolific. They didn’t have the best flavor/texture but we never ran out of tomatoes in our snacking bowl on the counter, thanks to them.