The Rutgers tomato has proven to be one of the best old heirloom varieties since its introduction in 1934. Known for its amazing acid flavor, this medium to large size tomato with a dark red skin and beautiful dense texture is really juicy too. Grown in the past by Campbell Soup, Heinz, & Hunts, the Rutgers heirloom tomato always wins taste tests all over the country. 73 days.
Watch the video below for helpful tips on how to plant and care for your tomatoes
Growing Tomatoes requires a few basic things for success:
·Planting after your last frost date in Spring
·Good Soil, with enough room for each plant to
grow, weed free
·6+ hours of sunlight
·At least 1” of rain per week or supplemental
watering to achieve the same amount.
·Organic Vegetable Fertilizer blended for
Tomatoes, with calcium included, used as directed.
·Strong Supports for the plants to grow on.
·Proper pH level from 5.5-6.2
·Daytime temperatures from 70-85, Nighttime
temperatures 55-71 degrees for flowers to form fruit
When you order from The Tasteful Garden, we provide healthy, happy plants ready to go into your garden, all organically grown. There' lots of help along the way with a website full of growing tips and information. Read More