The Dirty Gardener Heirloom Rutger's Tomato
Heirloom - A proven variety that excels at canning and slicing. Produces an intense, red colored, round tomato fruits on a strong vine. A highly productive, open pollinated heirloom that has been around since 1934. Rutger tomatoes were originally developed by a Rutgers University scientist named Lyman G. Schermerhorn in co-operation with the Campbell's Soup Company. The Rutgers Tomato was developed by crossing Marglobe with a variety called JTD. As time went on, Rutgers became the most famous tomato worldwide and once made up over 70% of the tomatoes being processed in the United States. Product Details Zones: 3-9. Planting Depth: 1/4" inch. Spacing: 18-24" inches between plants, 3-4 feet between rows. Sun/Shade: Full Sun. Germination: 8-11 days. Days to Maturity: 74 days from transplant. Type: Heirloom. Yield: 100lbs per 100 ft. row. Vine: Determinate. Weight: 6 oz. per tomato. Fruit: Meaty globe, thick-walled bright blood-red tomatoes. Mild, sweet flavor. Resistance: VF Comments: Great for slicing or canning. Crack resistant.
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- The Rutgers produces several deep red tomatoes per plant
- Has a unique, tangy-sweet flavor perfect for eating in salads
- Easy to grow and requires little maintenance
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