Tomato Mortgage Lifter Heirloom Seed Packet - Ferry-Morse

Tomato Mortgage Lifter Heirloom Seed Packet - Ferry-Morse

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Tomato Mortgage Lifter is an indeterminate beefsteak variety with pinkish-red flesh. Weighing 2.5 pounds or more, this meaty fruit has only a few seeds. This variety gets its name from a man who sold enough plants for $1 each to pay off his mortgage.

  • Flavor: Rich and sweet
  • Preparation Ideas: Ideal for using in sauce
  • Plant Type: Vegetable
  • Fill Weight (grams): 0.2
  • Grows Best In: Full Sun
  • Days to Germination: 7-14 Days
  • Days to Maturity: 80-85 Days
  • Growth Type: Indeterminate
  • Planting Depth: .25"
  • Seed Spacing: 3'/18"

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.