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Delicious Tomato

World Record for Size-Over 7 Pounds

You may be lucky enough to harvest the tomato that beats the record, but even if not, most of your crop will be plump, meaty fruits that weigh well over a pound. The name describes the taste— flavorful, juicy and just plain delicious. Fruit resists cracking and stores for weeks. 77 DAYS.

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For each offer ordered, get approx. 75 seeds per packet Pkt.

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Product Details

  • Botanical Name: Lycopersicon lycopersicum 'Delicious'.
  • Height: 4 - 6 feet. Indeterminate.
  • Spacing: 18 - 24 inches between plants, 3 - 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 its length.
  • Spread: 3 feet.
  • Light Required: Full sun.
  • Pollinator: Self pollinating. Both male and female flowers are present on each plant.
  • Yield: 100 lbs. per 100 foot row.
  • Foliage: Green foliage.
  • Blooms: Summer
  • Fruit: Red, large, excellent flavor. Smooth, very little cracking. Almost solid meat with small seed cavity. Most over 1 pound, Many 2 - 3 lbs.
  • Days To Maturity: 77 days from transplant.
  • Zone: 3 - 9 annual.
  • Germination: 8 - 10 days.
  • Form: Vining. Indeterminate
  • Flower Form: Yellow flowers.
  • Soil Requirements: Deep, rich, well-drained soil. pH 5.5-6.8.
  • Growth Rate: Will grow to full maturity and produce fruit in one growing season.
  • Seed Count: Approximately 75 seeds per packet.
  • Pruning: Prune by cutting out suckers (auxillary shoots between the stems and the leaves) to produce larger fruit. Fruit also ripens earlier since the sun can reach it more easily.
  • Comments: Set the world record for size, over 7 pounds. Open pollinated, heirloom variety.

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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