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Brandywine Red Tomato ORGANIC
Brandywine Red Tomato ORGANIC
Sale price: $2.65


  • Open Pollinated. 85 days. Heirloom. Introduced in 1889.
  • Large tomatoes, multiple locules, sweet with a nippy balanced flavor and standard foliage.
  • Amy Goldman in her research for her book “The Heirloom Tomato” concluded that Red Brandywine Tomato  was the original brandywine with it’s bright red appearance.
Planting Directions:  Plant seed indoors 6-8 weeks before transplanting in  spring.  Sow seed 1/2” deep in sterile starting soil,  maintaining a soil temperature of 65˚ to  95˚. Germinates in 6-10 days if soil is kept at 85°.  When seedlings are 10 days old replant (if using seedling trays) into 2” or 4” pots. Transplant outdoors when soil temperatures are at least 70˚ in well drained soil enriched with organic matter or a general purpose fertilizer. Space plants 2’ to 3’ apart. Avoid high levels of nitrogen in the soil as this promotes vegetative growth and reduces yields. Water regularly during growing season and  reduce or withhold water when tomatoes begin to ripen.