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Tomato Seeds, Rio Grande

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Rio Grande tomatoes are very large, meaty, pear-shaped tomatoes that mature to a deep red. These tomatoes are perfect for making tomato paste, sauce, and juice. This vigorous variety is well adapted to extreme temperatures and VFF resistant. Due to the potential of heavy crops and to keep the fruit clean and easy to pick, it is recommended to support plants with stakes or cages.

Sku: 135921

Product Weight: 400 milligrams / approximately 140-150 seeds

Growing Information
Germination

Days to
Germination:

7 to 14 days

Maturity

Days to
Maturity:

75 to 85 days (after transplanting outdoors)

Container

Best
Container Size:

18"+

Height

Growing Height:

38-60 cm (15-24")

Key Features

Flavor: Meaty with great flavor

Preparation Ideas: A wonderful paste-type tomato that is great in sauces.

Plant Type: Vegetable

Latin Name: Lycopersicon esculentum

Growth Type: Determinate - while staking is not required, it is recommended to support these high yielding plants

Disease Resistance: fusarium 1 & 2, verticillium wilt

How To Grow

Instructions

Start seeds indoors 6-8 weeks before last frost.

Planting Depth: 6 mm (1/4")

Plantling Spacing: 60-90 cm (24-36")

Row Spacing: 90 cm (36")

Suggestions

Keep tomatoes away from all members of the Brassica family: cabbage, cauliflower, etc.

Tomato Seeds, Rio Grande

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