Tomato - Rutgers (Indeterminate)

$299 USD
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The Rutgers Tomato has all the best tomato qualities—medium tomato size, smooth tomato skin, bright red tomato color, slightly flattened tomato shape, old-fashioned tomato flavor, compact tomato plant, reliable tomato production, generous tomato yields, and kind to animals. A tomato you can take home to meet the family.

  • High yields
  • Sweet and juicy
  • Reliable production
  • Good for containers


  • Botanical name: Solanum lycopersicum
  • Growth type: Indeterminate, trellis support, regular pruning 
  • Tomato size: Medium
  • Depth to plant seeds: .25" deep
  • Spacing between plants: 24" apart
  • Spacing between rows: 36"-48" apart
  • Days to germinate (sprout): 7-14 days
  • Germination soil temps: 75F-95F
  • Soil needs: 6.0-6.5 pH
  • Sun needs: Full sun
  • Frost hardy: No
  • Planting season: Spring, summer
  • # of plants per sq. ft.: Appx. 1 plant per 2 sq. ft.
  • Days to maturity: 75-80 days

Click here to view our full Tomato grow guide

Good companion plants: Basil, Borage, Onion, Parsley, Pepper

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