Tomato 'Boxcar Willie' Seeds

Named for the singer Boxcar Willie of the Grand Ole Opry.

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$2.95

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Named for the singer Boxcar Willie of the Grand Ole Opry, whose real name was Lecil Travis Martin. This New Jersey heirloom might become your main crop variety, due to its prolific yields of uniform, smooth, reddish-orange fruits averaging 5 to 16 oz.! With a rich, sweet, well-balanced, old-fashioned flavor, these multi-use tomatoes will last throughout the season and are ideal for canning, freezing, slicing, tomato juice, making sauce, adding to salads or for home-cooked meals.

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 6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 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 Canning, Drying, Fresh, salad, Fresh, slicing
Fruit Color Red
Fruit Size Medium (under one pound)
Seeds Per Pack 25