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Tomato- Amish Paste
Certified Organic Tomato Plants Amish Paste
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Certified Organic
Price: $4.00 4" DotPot
Seed Source: High Mowing Seeds
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A versatile heirloom tomato that is flavorful and juicy enough for slicing, but still meaty enough for timely cooking down. Best of all, it has few seeds, which can make sauces and pastes bitter. Heart-shaped fruits are 8-12 oz and bright red. Ripens to a sweeter taste than many other paste tomatoes. Indeterminate. Days to maturity: 80
Tomatoes love hot days and cool nights. For the best tomato harvest:

Growing conditions
  • Fertile, well-drained soil
  • Soil pH of 6.0-6.8
  • Moderate to high levels of potassium (P) and potash (K)
  • Transplant when daytime temperatures reach 70F and night time temperatures are above 55F
  • Average spacing: 12-18" between plants in rows 36-48" apart.
  • For storage and shipping, harvest when the blossom end turns pink.
  • For fresh market harvest when color develops but fruits are still firm.
  • Store ripe tomatoes at 45-50F and 90-95% relative humidity.
  • Hold mature-green tomatoes for ripening at 65-70F.
Pest and Disease Prevention
  • Avoid overhead irrigation
  • Practice crop rotations with all Solanceae species
  • Staking and orienting rows to increase air circulation can aid in disease prevention.
  • Deep, infrequent watering encourages deep rooting and higher quality fruit production
  • Indeterminate varieties should be staked, caged, or trellised to obtain best yields and to prevent disease
More information: Cornell University Vegetable Growing Guides

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