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Rutger Tomato Seeds

  • Rutger Tomato Seeds

A proven variety that excels at canning and slicing. Produces an intense, red colored, round tomato fruits on a strong vine.

$2.00

A proven variety that excels at canning and slicing. 
Produces an intense, red colored, round tomato fruits on a strong vine. A highly productive, open pollinated heirloom that has been around since 1934. Rutger tomatoes were originally developed by a Rutgers University scientist named Lyman G. Schermerhorn in co-operation with the Campbell's Soup Company. The Rutgers Tomato was developed by crossing Marglobe with a variety called JTD. As time went on, Rutgers became the most famous tomato worldwide and once made up over 70% of the tomatoes being processed in the United States.

Product Details
Breed: Heirloom
Zones: 3-9 
Germination: 8-11 days
Days to Maturity: 74 days from transplant
Type: Heirloom
Yield: 100lbs per 100 ft. row
Vine: Determinate
Weight: 6 oz. per tomato
Fruit: Meaty globe, thick-walled bright blood-red tomatoes. Mild, sweet flavor.
Resistance: VF
Comments: Great for slicing or canning. Crack resistant

Approximately 50 tomato seeds per packet