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Tomato 'Hillbilly' Seeds (Certified Organic)

Colored a most unusual orange- yellow, streaked and mottled in attractive shades of red and pink.

Availability: In stock

$3.25
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Details

This ancient heirloom hails from the hills of West Virginia, where they know a superb tomato when they see one! Huge, mild-flavored, beefsteak-type fruits weigh 1 to 2 lbs. apiece, and are colored a most unusual orange- yellow, streaked and mottled in attractive shades of red and pink. These make lively additions to salad platters because the multi-colors continue inside the fruit. Excellent for salads and sandwiches. Enjoy a big harvest from this heavy producer.

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

Certified Organic by Oregon Tilth.

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 8-10 ft. (2.4-3 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 80-90
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
Open Pollinated (OP) Yes
Usage Fresh, salad, Fresh, slicing
Fruit Color Bicolor, Orange, Pink, Red, Yellow
Fruit Size Medium (under one pound), Large (over one pound)
Seeds Per Pack 25