Brandywine Pole Tomato Seeds

Heirloom

#0051
This packet yields approximately 24 plants when started inside.
Availability: In Stock
You simply will not believe the wonderful flavor of this tomato! Named after Brandywine Creek in Chester County, PA, it is an old heirloom dating back to 1889, passed down from generation to generation. 'Brandywine' is a heat-tolerant, pinkish/red beefsteak type with thin-skinned, rich-flavored, 3/4–1 lb. fruits. Provide support for vines with potato-leaf foliage that reach 6' or more.
$1.89 30 seeds

Botanical Name: Solanum lycopersicum

Days to Maturity: 80 days from transplanting

Family: Solanaceae

Native: Andes

Hardiness: Frost-sensitive annual

Plant Dimensions: Vines up to 6' or longer

Variety Information: 8–16 oz. pinkish/red, rich-flavored, thin-skinned tomato. 'Brandywine' has potato-leaf foliage. Probably the most famous of all American heirloom tomatoes, 'Brandywine' was introduced in 1889 by the Philadelphia seed firm of Johnson & Stokes.

Type: Indeterminate, Slicer (Learn more)

Attributes: Heat Tolerant

When to Sow Outside: For Mild Climates only: 1 to 2 weeks after your average last frost date, and when soil temperature is at least 60°F.

When to Start Inside: RECOMMENDED. 4 to 6 weeks before transplanting. Transplant when air temperature is 45°F or warmer, usually 1 to 2 weeks after your average last frost date. Ideal soil temperature for germination is 70°–90°F.

Days to Emerge: 5–10 days

Seed Depth: ¼"

Seed Spacing: A group of 3 seeds every 24"–36"

Row Spacing: 36"

Thinning: When 2" tall, thin to 1 every 24"–36"

Harvesting: 'Brandywine' tomatoes are at the peak of sun-ripened deliciousness when fully colored and have a slight give when gently squeezed.

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