Tomato 'Amish Paste' Seeds

Very productive heirloom that produces up to 8 oz, deep-red oxheart-shaped, meaty fruit.

Availability: In stock

$2.95

Details

This heirloom comes from an Amish community in Wisconsin, but was discovered in Pennsylvania, the heart of the Amish Country. It dates back to the 1870s. Amish Paste is high-yielding and produces 4-8 oz., deep-red, oxheart-shaped, meaty fruits. They are versatile, flavorful, and juicy enough for slicing, but meaty enough for cooking down to make sauce.

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; direct sow after last frost, From seed; germinate in a damp paper towel, From seed; sow indoors before last frost
Seed Collecting Allow unblemished fruit to ripen; clean and dry seeds, Ferment seeds before storing
Open Pollinated (OP) Yes
Usage Canning, Drying
Fruit Color Red, Red-orange
Fruit Size Medium (under one pound)
Seeds Per Pack 25