Organic Missouri Pink Love Apple Tomato, 1860 Heirloom

$3.25 $3.75 -14% OFF

Organic Missouri Pink Love Apple Tomato, 1860 Heirloom

$3.25 $3.75 -14% OFF
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Product description

We have run very low on this variety. We do expect more but it may be a few weeks. Please place your order as normal and we will ship this one out to you as soon as it arrives. We won’t hold your entire order up as we will ship this one separate. 


The Seed Savers Exchange - SSE member Ron Thuma of Kansas received this variety in 1992 from George and Bessie Jennings of Waverly, Kansas. They claimed that their ancestor “Grandpa Barnes” grew the variety during the 1860s but only as an ornamental plant—he thought tomatoes were poisonous. The pink beefsteak tomato is slightly sweet with a juicy, meaty texture and has 1-3 fruit per cluster. Indeterminate, 75-85 days from transplant. 

Characteristics: 

Organic

Pink beefsteak tomatoes grow with 1-3 fruits per cluster

Slightly sweet flavor

Flesh has a juicy, meaty texture

Indeterminate - Fruit ripens throughout the season

75-85 days from transplant

25 seeds in packet

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. 

Sow indoors 6 weeks before the last frost

Germination 7-14 days

Plant Outdoors: 24-36” Apart

Support: Cage, stake, or trellis

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