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Tomato 'Opalka' Seeds (Certified Organic)

Opalka produces some of the best tasting paste tomatoes.

Availability: In stock

$3.25
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Details

This heirloom originated in Poland circa 1900. Opalka produces some of the best tasting paste tomatoes. Tomatoes are 3-6” long with a pronounced tip on the bottom. They have very few seeds, are extremely meaty, and are loaded with rich, sweet flavors lending to its sauce appeal.

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 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, Fresh, salad, Fresh, slicing
Fruit Color Red
Fruit Size Medium (under one pound)
Seeds Per Pack 25