A Jersey tomato classic, reminiscent of the original Rutgers
About- Introducing the Rutgers 250 Tomato - a perfect combination of tradition and modernity. This classic Jersey tomato is a true tribute to Rutgers University's 250th anniversary. Enjoy large, globe-shaped fruits that are slightly flattened and weigh up to 7.5 ounces. Rutgers 250 has a firmer skin, a better flavor, and a balanced acid and sugar content, making it an impressive version of the original Rutgers tomato.
When and Where to Plant- Start indoors 8–10 weeks before your last frost. Transplant into well-drained soils in an area with full sun.
Care and Harvest- Support with stakes or cages. Water frequently at the coolest part of the day. Harvest individual tomatoes as they ripen.
Growth Habit- Determinate
Planting Depth- 1/4"
Spacing Between Rows- 36-60"
Days to Germination- 7-14
Plant Spacing- 24-36"
Days to Maturity- 74 days from transplant
Approximate Seeds per Pkt- 20-25