The Seed Savers Exchange - Italian tomato that is well suited for drying; fruits retain superb color and flavor when dehydrated. Bushy plants need support due to the heavy yields of 1-2 ounce plum-shaped red fruits. Determinate, 70-75 days from transplant.
Fruits grow to 1-2 ounces
Red, plum-shaped fruits
Well suited for drying
Fruit ripens over a 2 week period
Bushy plants need support due to the heavy yields
Determinate - Fruit ripens over a 2 week period
70-75 days from transplant
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 apart 24-36"
Support: Cage, stake, or trellis
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