Sheboygan Tomato Seeds - Certified Organic - Heirloom Lithuanian Variety
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- Item # 16897184
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This listing is for 0.2g seeds of the Sheboygan Tomato. 100% Organic, non-genetically modified seed. These are our extra FEDCO seeds from this season. We buy in small bulk lots, use what's needed for family, friends, and small co-ops, then sell the remainder at a substantial discount for other growers. All seed lots have been tested for viability. This variety has been trialed from several sources to ensure the selection of the best strain. 100% success in the northeast. All extra seeds are professionally packaged and labeled. Free USPS First Class shipping to the lower 48.
Lycopersicon esculentum (80 days) Open-pollinated. Indeterminate. In making their way from their Baltic nation to Sheboygan, WI, Lithuanian émigrés of the late 19th and early 20th century surely left much behind. But this productive pink paste tomato, 6 ounces and subtly tapered to a rounded tip, was held tight in the passage. We discovered why in our 2020 trials: resonating, smooth, and simply full, like a tomato-cello playing in your mouth. Enjoy fresh, canned, and sauced, especially for Balandeliai, Lithuanian cabbage rolls with tomato-sour cream sauce. Regular leaf-type.
For all tomatoes, days to maturity are from the date of transplanting. Minimum germination soil temperature 50°, optimal range 60–85°. Tender, cannot tolerate frost. Usually started indoors Feb–April. 1/4" deep, 2" apart. Transplant after frost, 3' apart, in rows 2-3' apart. Avoid using fresh manure as it causes lush foliage with few ripe fruits. Instead, use generous amounts of well-rotted cow or horse manure or compost to boost plant vigor and crushed eggshells at the bottom of each hole for calcium. Heavy phosphorus needs. Respond well to foliar sprays. Customarily staked and pruned.
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