Tomato Big Red Heirloom Seed Packet - Ferry-Morse

Tomato Big Red Heirloom Seed Packet - Ferry-Morse

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A long running favorite, Big Red is a variety you may have seen in your grandparents' garden. Fruits grow up to 1.5 pounds on indeterminate vines and are sweet with just enough bite for a home-grown taste.

  • Flavor: Sweet with a little bit of bite
  • Preparation Ideas: Old-time tomato flavor
  • Plant Type: Vegetable
  • Fill Weight (grams): 0.2
  • Grows Best In: Full Sun
  • Days to Germination: 7-10 Days
  • Days to Maturity: 85 Days
  • Growth Type: Indeterminate
  • Planting Depth: .25"
  • Seed Spacing: 2.5'/2'

Instructions: Start seed indoors in a sunny location 6 weeks prior to warm weather. Transplant outdoors in full sun when seedlings display 4-6 leaves and weather is warm. Seed can be sown directly into garden when soil is warm. Tomatoes cannot tolerate frost.

Suggestions: To keep fruit clean and easier to pick, support with stakes or cages. Tomatoes require at least an inch of water per week. Perfect for sandwiches, salads, or eating whole out of your hand.