Tomato Pole Brandywine Red & Yellow Organic HEIRLOOM Seeds

Tomato Pole Brandywine Red & Yellow Organic HEIRLOOM Seeds

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Item #3130

80 days from transplanting. Indeterminate.
Not the shapeliest tomatoes but their extra large size and outstanding flavor has made them a favorite of tomato lovers for more than 100 years. Beefsteak-type fruits average around a pound but can weigh close to 2 pounds. Yellow Brandywine turns golden yellow when ripe and is meaty with a slightly tart flavor. Red Brandywine has a rich and well-balanced tomato flavor. Red seeds are color-coded with organic food color to indicate that they produce the red tomato. The yellow tomato seed has no coloring. Provide support for vines that reach 6 feet or more.

This packet yields approximately 24 plants when started indoors.

Seedling Image

Days to Emerge:
5-10 days

Seed Depth:

Seed Spacing:
A group of
3 seeds
every 24"

Row Spacing:

When 2" tall
thin to 1
every 24"

When to sow outside: Recommended for mild winter climates only: 1 to 2 weeks before average last frost and when soil temperatures are at least 60°F.

When to start inside: RECOMMENDED. 6 to 8 weeks before average last frost.

Harvesting: Harvest tomatoes when fully colored and firm. About 1 month before the average first fall frost, clip all blossoms and any undersized fruit off the plant. This will steer all the plant's remaining energy into ripening what's left. If you have a lot of green tomatoes near the end of the season, and a frost is approaching, pick them and store them indoors in a single layer away from direct sunlight to ripen.

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