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YELLOW PEAR TOMATO (80 days)

Heirloom

Indeterminate

A favorite among tomato aficionados and a childhood favorite of Pinetree’s founder, Dick Meiners. A Pre-1800 heirloom variety has that historically was used for tomato preserves and offers a mild slightly sweet flavor. Bundles of pear shaped fruits grow in clusters with 1 ½ inch long fruits.

25 seeds

 

PLANTING:

Germination- 7-14 days

Indoors- 6 weeks before last frost, 1/4” deep with soil temperatures 75 degrees. Liquid fertilize seedlings every 7-10 days. Transplant out 24-36” apart after last frost when soil is 55-60 degrees and night temperatures are over 45 degrees.

Harvest- When fruit is red (or color of the variety planted) and firm.

Tips- Plant in fertile soil, amended with compost, mulch and provide even moisture. Plant deeper than they were growing in the containers as it makes a stronger roots system. Apply a light compost tea every few weeks. Do not apply excessive nitrogen, which can promote excessive foliage and poor fruit set.

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02/11/2019
Emilio G.
United States
I recommend this product

Yellow pear tomato

I used two seeds in a jiffy pot with 90%plus germination Seedlings at present are robust Already transplanted to Earth Box cages Will let you know about crop yield in 80 days

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01/29/2016
isaiah

yummy

these are very delicious!