Amish Paste - Tomato Seed


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The Amish Paste tomato is a delicious heirloom plum tomato with a juicy and meaty flesh. It's excellent for salads or processing into a sauce. This tomato averages about 8-12 oz., making it the perfect size for your next salad or tomato sauce. Plus, the indeterminate growth pattern ensures that you'll have plenty of these tasty tomatoes all season long!

Start seed indoors 5-7 weeks before last frost. Provide plants with plenty of light to avoid tall, spindly tomato transplants. A sunny south-facing window or grow lights will be sufficient. A heat mat helps to speed up the germination process. Optimum soil temperature for seed germination is 65-85 degrees. A few weeks before transplanting time, harden off plants by exposing them to an increasing number of hours outdoors each day. Delay transplanting until your soil has thoroughly warmed up in the spring; usually about 2 weeks after the your average last frost date. Set transplants in the ground and cover stem so that only 2-3 sets true leaves are exposed, resulting in a stronger root system.

Scientific Name: Solanum lycopersicum
Days to Maturity: 74-85 from transplants
Seed Depth: 1/4-1/2"
Days to Sprout: 6-12
Plant Spacing: 15-24"
Row Spacing: 3-4'
Light Requirements: Sunny
Plant Height: 4-6'
Life Cycle: Annual
Frost Hardy: No