Dinner Plate OP Heirloom Tomato Seeds
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A great tasting, red slicing tomato that is just the right size for tomato sandwiches! Fruits can grow very large!
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This variety has the potential to produce giant sized fruits. Vigorous plants produce large, 1.5 - 2 lb. fruits that can easily reach 6" across. One slice fills up a sandwich easily! Absolutely the best for eating fresh but they are good for canning as well. Beefsteak type fruits have a hearty flavor. This variety won the taste test over all of the other red slicing varieties I grew this year. Fruit sets a bit later than some other varieties so it sometimes takes a bit of patience for these to start producing, depending on the weather.
NOTE: This photo is of the 16 or so inch dinner plate, not the 8 or 12 inch plates. This tomato weighed 2.4 lbs. The photo doesn't show the true size of the tomato very well. I tried to put the timer in the background as a reference point but it didn't help much.
90 days from transplant to maturity Indeterminate
Detailed planting instructions included.
|Fruit:||Large, red fruits weighing an average of 1.5 - 2 lbs. each|
|Lifecycle:||1 (0: N/A, 1: annual, 2: perennial, 3: biennial)|
|Propagation / Germination:||I guarantee these seeds to have at least an 80% germination rate when grown in accordance to instructions that are enclosed with the seeds. My exact tests for this variety showed around 97% germination.|
|Spacing:||24-36 inches apart in rows 48 inches apart|
All of the seeds we sell have been home grown on our family farm. Seeds are only harvested from the best plants and varieties are either field isolated, caged, or hand pollinated depending on vegetable type to prevent cross pollination. Tomato seeds are processed using fermentation to insure healthy, viable seeds. Our seeds are hand counted and packaged in labeled paper seed envelopes. For more information about the products we grow and sell, visit our website!