Red Pear Tomato - Packet

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Their rich red color, adorable pear shape, juicy texture, and sweet taste make Red Pear tomatoes the one to reach for all summer long. A sensational slicer for salads and sandwiches. A reliable roaster, consistent canner, and stellar soup and sauce maker too. Vigorous vines produce heavy yields. 70-80 days.
Plant Information
A popular cherry tomato variety that's been around since Colonial times, Red Pear tomatoes are named for their radiant red color and unique pear shape. The vine-like plants can be left to sprawl on the ground, giving you higher yields of smaller tomatoes and eliminating the need to prune. However, the preferred growing method is to support the vines with staking, enabling them to climb upward and produce larger fruits. Red Pear tomatoes grow in clusters of 4-6 fruits, each tomato 1-2 inches long and 2 inches or more in diameter. Attractive and very tasty, they make superb slicing tomatoes for salads and sandwiches, but are also delicious roasted, canned, or made into sauces and soups. Like all tomatoes, Red Pear tomatoes are known to be very rich with healthy nutrients, the most notable of which is lycopene. Tomatoes have the highest concentration of this beneficial antioxidant, which has been found to promote cardiovascular health, aid in the prevention and treatment of cancer, and help maintain healthy eyes.
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Botanical Name
Solanum lycopersicum
How To Grow
Planting Depth
1/4-1/2 inch
Seed Spacing
24-36 inches
Row Spacing
3-4 feet
Space After Thinning
24-36 inches
Days To Germinate
7-14 days
Days To Maturity
Seed Life Cycle
Additional Information
Introduced in 1860
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