Red Fig Tomato - Packet

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If you have ever considered making tomato jam, a thick conserve to lather on soft cheese or grilled vegetables, give Red Fig Tomato a try. An heirloom dating back to the early 1800’s, the unusual fig shaped form hints at its namesake, yet this bite-sized fruit was once solely grown for preserving. Bears profuse fruit slightly larger than a cherry or pear tomato, heavy bearing in clusters making them easy to harvest.
Plant Information
An heirloom variety that's been around since the 1700s, Red Fig tomatoes were once primarily used as a drying tomato and fig substitute. Now they're highly regarded as an exceptional snacking tomato thanks to their juicy texture and sweet flavor. Their vine-like plants produce very generous yields, bearing hundreds of bright red fruits that are 1.5 inches in diameter and slightly pear-shaped. Like all tomatoes, Like all tomatoes, Red Fig tomatoes are packed with many healthy nutrients, most notably lycopene. Tomatoes have the highest concentration of lycopene of any vegetable; it's a potent antioxidant that's been found to aid in the prevention and treatment of cancer, promote cardiovascular health, and help maintain healthy eyesight.
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Item Package Size
Weight Of Seeds Per Packet
0.06 oz
Seeds Per Packet
approx. 280 seeds per packet
Botanical Name
Solanum lycopersicum
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Planting Depth
1/4-1/2 inch
Seed Spacing
24-36 inches
Row Spacing
24-36 inches
Space After Thinning
24-36 inches
Days To Germinate
7-14 days
Days To Maturity
Growth Habit
Grow In Greenhouse, Edible, Grow With Children
Ships As
Ships To Canada
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