Trophy Tomato, 1870 Heirloom

$3.25 $3.75 -14% OFF

Trophy Tomato, 1870 Heirloom

$3.25 $3.75 -14% OFF
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The Seed Savers Exchange - 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. ±11,300 seeds/oz. 

Characteristics: 

  • Round, red fruits grow to 5-7 ounces
  • Sweet flavor
  • Ideal for slicing
  • Indeterminate - Fruit ripens throughout the season
  • 80 days from transplant
  • 25 seeds per 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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