Tomato 'Peppermint' Seeds

Beautiful 8-14 oz. yellow and orange bi-colored beefsteaks that have an excellent flavor with low acidity and a nice sweetness.

Availability: In stock

$2.95

Details

This heirloom is from the mountains around Pikeville-Crab Orchard in Tennessee before 1980. Peppermint produces beautiful 8-14 oz. yellow and orange bi-colored beefsteaks that have an excellent flavor with low acidity and a nice sweetness. Makes for gorgeous tomato slices for sandwiches or caprese salads.

Michigan Seeds grown on our farm Renegade Acres in Howell, MI!

Additional Info

Botanical Name Lycopersicon lycopersicum
Life Cycle Annual
Min. Time to Germinate 5 Days
Max. Time to Germinate 10 Days
Depth to Sow Seeds 1/4 in.
When to Sow Indoors 6-8 weeks before last spring frost
Growing Height 4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)
Plant Spacing 24-36 in. (60-90 cm)
Hardiness N/A
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Danger Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested
Growth Habit Indeterminate
Soil pH Requirements 6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic), 6.6 to 7.5 (neutral), 7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)
Days to Harvest 70-80
Propagation Methods From herbaceous stem cuttings, From seed; sow indoors before last frost
Seed Collecting Allow unblemished fruit to ripen; clean and dry seeds, Ferment seeds before storing
Usage Fresh, slicing
Fruit Color Bicolor, Orange, Yellow
Fruit Size Medium (under one pound)
Seeds Per Pack 25