Tomato 'Red Pear' Seeds

Red pear-shaped heirloom Americans have enjoyed since Colonial times.

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$2.95
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Details

One of the oldest American heirlooms dating back to the 1700's. This popular variety produces cute little red pear-shaped tomatoes with superb tangy flavor for salads and vegetable platters. Attractive and tasty, the 1-2" long fruits are delicious roasted in the oven.

Michigan Seeds 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 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
Open Pollinated (OP) Yes
Usage Canning, Fresh, slicing
Fruit Color Red
Fruit Size Small (grape/cherry varieties)
Seeds Per Pack 25