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Bear Claw Heirloom Tomato Seed
Bear Claw tomatoes are one of my favorites - they are large,red, juicy, with that great acidy tomato taste! Bear Claws are somewhat flattened and "cat faced" tomatoes. They have that great old-timey strong tomato taste and make the best tomato sandwiches ever!
These can weight up to a pound each under optimum conditions; 10 ounce or so is average.
Bear Claw tomatoes are a moderate producer.
I have always had very good luck with these in very good conditions and also in pretty bad conditions. Due to the high acid content, these tomatoes are excellent for canning.
If you dehydrate them, the tomato taste gets even stronger, and the dried tomatoes are an excellent addition to soups, stews and chili in the dead of winter, when you need a little reminder of summer.
These are open-pollinated tomatoes, meaning you can save your own seed from vine ripened tomatoes and have plants that will be true to the parent.
Start seed inside at least 6 weeks before last frost date. Harden seedlings off, and move to your garden after all danger of frost has passed.
One pack contains a min of 30 fresh, naturally produced, tomato seed, fresh for 2014 gardening season.
Seed produced in NC Zone 7b