Organic Red Chief Tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) Indeterminate
An early-maturing favorite and top choice for shorter growing seasons. Red fruits grow on compact, bushy plants. Flavorful beefsteak-style tomatoes weigh up to 10 ounces. Delicious sliced, simmered in sauces, and canned.
- 25 seeds minimum
- Germination: 6-10 days
- Maturity: 65-70 days
- Start indoors 6 weeks before the last frost. Plant 1/4" deep in seed starting mix. Requires soil temperatures of 75-85F to germinate. Heating mat is recommended. Keep moist.
- Harden off and transplant in full sun when all danger of frost has passed. Bury deep, planting the entire stem leaving only top leaves above ground.
- Space plants 2-3' apart; space rows 3-4' apart.