Tomato 'Old Ivory Egg' Seeds

An heirloom well named as the plant produces good yields of egg shaped tomatoes.

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$2.95

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An heirloom well named as its fruit is the size, shape and approximate color of a chicken's egg. Pale, ivory, fruit eventually turns creamy-yellow and has a mild sweet flavor. This interesting and unusual tomato is excellent for salads, platters, salsa and gourmet dishes.

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, Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored
Usage Fresh, salad
Fruit Color Creamy white
Fruit Size Medium (under one pound)
Seeds Per Pack 25