The justly famous Rutgers Tomato was introduced in 1934 by Rutgers breeder Lyman Schermerhorn as an ideal locally well-adapted and improved "general use" tomato for processing (canning and juicing) as well as fresh market. It is disease-resistant, crack-free and has a vibrant red color. Plant when night temperatures range between 58-60°F.
Maturity: ≈75 days
- Packet: ≈20 seeds
- Depth: Plant ¼" deep
- Spacing: Determinate - Space plants 2' apart with rows 2'-4' apart