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McKenzie Seed – Tomato Rutgers

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McKenzie Seed – Tomato Rutgers

$2.29

Rutgers has proven itself for years to be highly productive. Large, attractive fruits with thick, solid flesh. Superior flavor, delicious in salads, unsurpassed for home canning. Deep, well-drained soil is best. Keep tomatoes away from all members of the Brassica family: cabbage, cauliflower, etc. Indeterminate. Staking required.

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Description

Seed Type: Heirloom

Product Weight: 700 milligrams / approximately 260-270 seeds

Plant Type: Vegetable

Flavor: Superior tomato flavor

Days to Harvest: 80 to 85 days (after transplanting outdoors)

Growth Habit: Indeterminate – staking is required

Days to Seed Germination: 7 to 14 days

Seed Planting Depth: 6 mm (1/4″)

Seed Spacing: 2.5 cm (1″)

Row Spacing: 90 cm (36″)

Plant Spacing: 60-90 cm (24-36″)

Best Container Size: 14″+

Disease Resistance: Verticillium wilt (V), Fusarium wilt (F), Alternaria stem canker (A), Grey leaf spot

Planting Instructions: Start seed indoors 6 to 8 weeks before the last frost.

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

Preparation Ideas: Eat fresh or can be canned.