Tomato: Amish Paste
CERTIFIED ORGANIC SEED, HEIRLOOM, SLOW FOOD ARK OF TASTE,
1 packet (25 seeds)
Solanum lycopersicon (81-85 days; indeterminate) Very productive heirloom listed on Slow Food USA Ark of Taste. One of the largest, most delicious paste tomatoes, it produces 8-12 oz deep-red, oxheart-shaped, coreless, meaty fruit. You will love it for fresh eating; great on BLTs! Perfect for salsas, sauces, ketchup... all your canning needs. The large size means you can fill a pot very quickly. The meaty texture translates to thicker consistency! Amish Paste will quickly become your favorite canning tomato!
Sow transplant seedlings indoors 5-6 wks before last frost; Planting depth: 1/4 inch. Avg. Days to Germ.: 7-12. Transplant outdoors with 36-48 in. spacing between plants in rows 4-6 ft. apart. Full sun. Days to Maturity (after transplant): 81-85.