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Mortgage Lifter Tomato

Mild, Meaty 4 Pounders

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Mortgage Lifter Tomato

Mild, Meaty 4 Pounders

  • Open pollinated, heirloom variety
  • Rich, sweet flavor and low acid
  • Indeterminate vines produce heavy yields
Originally developed in the 1930's by a gardener who successfully grew and sold enough of this tomato variety to pay off his mortgage! Mortgage Lifter is a huge heirloom beefsteak that puts out heavy yields of low-acid, pink fruits that are a constant taste test winner.

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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.

2022 Fall Shipping Schedule
ZONE SEEDS
1A to 4A 6/1/22 - 10/28/22
4B 6/1/22 - 10/28/22
5A 6/1/22 - 10/28/22
5B 6/1/22 - 10/28/22
6A 6/1/22 - 10/28/22
6B 6/1/22 - 10/28/22
7A 6/1/22 - 10/28/22
7B 6/1/22 - 10/28/22
8A & B 6/1/22 - 10/28/22
9A & B 6/1/22 - 10/28/22
10A & B 6/1/22 - 10/28/22
Last Order Date All Grow Zones:Oct 24, 2022

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Product Details

Product Details

  • Botanical Name: Lycopersicon lycopersicum 'Mortgage Lifter'
  • Height: 6 feet, Indeterminate
  • Spacing: 18 - 24 inches between plants, 3 - 5 feet between rows.
  • Depth:Plant seeds 1/4 inch deep. When transplanting, set the plant deep, up to the first true leaves, by digging a deep hole or digging a trench. The stem will develop roots along it's length.
  • Spread:3-4 feet.
  • Light Required:Full Sun
  • Pollinator:Self pollinating.
  • Yield: 100 lbs. per 100 foot row.
  • Color: Yellow
  • Size: 30 Seed Pkt
  • Fruit: Large meaty pink fruit with few seeds; Mild and smooth. Large, 16 - 24 oz. fruit.
  • Days To Maturity: 83 Days
  • Zone: 3-9
  • Germination: 5 - 8 Days
  • Form: Vegetable, fruit, tomato, heirloom, open pollinated, indeterminate
  • Flower Form: Yellow flowers.
  • Soil Requirements: Loamy Soil
  • Growth Rate: Will grow to full maturity and produce fruit in one growing season.
  • Seed Count: Approximately 30 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.
  • Foliage: Green foliage.

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