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.