Rutgers Tomato, Organic
Wilt and rust resistant.
Large vigorous productive thick-stemmed determinate vines with heavy foliage. Round 8oz, bright red fruits with thick walls and small seed cells. Very firm fruit with medium acidity.
Widely adapted, does well under humid conditions. this is the most dependable full-size tomato we know.
BOTANICAL NAME: Solanum lycopersicum
GROWING INSTRUCTIONS: Start in flats or pots 2 months or so before setting out. Transplant into well-composted soil after danger of frost is past. Set plants several inches deeper than in the pot-they will root along the stem. Greedy feeder-needs ample amounts of compost or decomposed manure. Needs lots of potassium, phosphorous, but not as much nitrogen. Needs calcium to prevent blossom-end rot; use gypsum or bone meal if necessary. Keep soil most in dry weather with periodic, deep watering and mulch.
GROW BIOINTENSIVE® CULTURAL INFORMATION: H/Matures 8-13/Harvest 17+/Yield 100-418/Spacing 21"
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