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Brandywine Tomato

Amish Variety, Established in 1885

Winner of countless taste tests. Heavy producer of big, boat-shaped, beefsteak fruits. Tempting pink-red color, 1- to 1 1/2-lb. size and rich, creamy aftertaste. Indeterminate. 90 DAYS.

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Product Details

  • Botanical Name: Lycopersicon lycopersicum 'Brandywine'
  • Height: 6 - 8 feet. Indeterminate.
  • Spacing: 24 - 36 inches and 3 to 5 feet between rows.
  • Depth: Plant seeds 1/4 inch deep. Transplant outdoors after any chance of frost is past. When transplanting, set the plant deep, up to the first true leaves, by digging a deep hole or trench. The stem will develop roots along it's length.
  • Spread: 24 - 36 inches.
  • Light Required: Full sun.
  • Pollinator: Self pollinating.
  • Yield: 100 lbs. per 100 foot row.
  • Foliage: Green foliage.
  • Fruit: Rosy-pink colored fruit. 1 - 1 1/2 lbs.
  • Days To Maturity: 90 days from transplant.
  • Zone: 3 - 9 annual.
  • Germination: 7 - 10 days.
  • Form: Vining. Indeterminate.
  • Flower Form: Yellow flowers.
  • Soil Requirements: Well-drained, deep fertile soil.
  • Growth Rate: Moderate growth rate.
  • Seed Count: Approximately 30 seeds per packet.
  • Pruning: Prune by cutting out suckers (auxiliary shoots between the stems and the leaves) to produce larger fruit. Fruit also ripens earlier since the sun can reach it more easily.
  • Comments: Indeterminate. Extremely productive. Good 'old time' tomato flavor. Open pollinated, heirloom variety. Amish variety heralded for best taste since 1885!

Shipping

Most times, orders having items with different shipping schedules are held in full until the entire order is ready to ship based on your grow zone.

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country using the shipping timeframes outlined below. We continually monitor weather conditions for extreme hot or cold and adjust shipping schedules as needed. Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items in July and August.

2018 Fall Shipping Schedule
ZONE SEEDS
1A-4B 6/19 - 11/2
5A & 5B 6/19 - 11/2
6A & 6B 6/19 - 11/2
7A & 7B 6/19 - 11/2
8A & 8B 6/19 - 11/2
9A-10B 6/19 - 11/2
Last Order Date All Grow Zones: Oct 29, 2018

Additional Shipping Notes:

The type of product you order or the weather in our area to yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule, shifting earlier or later, depending.

Trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until full dormant for optimum stress protection.

In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to send your orders via the U.S. Postal Service or FedEx. Large orders or large items may be shipped to you in multiple packages.

Please note that we cannot ship outside the 48 contiguous states.

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