Rutgers Tomato

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Rutgers Tomato, also known as the Jersey tomato was developed in Rutgers University. It was the most popular tomato variety in the world before the era of mechanized farming began a change in breeding for durability over flavor. Rutgers Tomato produces an intense, red colored, round fruit that is a proven variety that excels at canning and slicing.

Species Tomato, Rutgers
Vegetable Size 4 feet, 8-12 ounces

Days to Germinate

7-14

Days to Harvest

73

Germination Rate

85%

Test Date

10/20

Lifespan

Annual
Country of Origin

United States

Sunlight

Full Sun, Partial Shade

Seeds Packed For

2021

 

Planting Instructions:

Plant 1/4 inch in soil after danger of frost has passed in Spring in at least 70F temperature soil. Start indoor for best results.

Within-Row Spacing 18-24 inches
Between-Row Spacing 2-3 feet

 

Nutrition Facts:

Calories 22
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0.2 g 0%
Saturated fat 0 g 0%
Polyunsaturated fat 0.1 g
Monounsaturated fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg 0%
Sodium 6 mg 0%
Potassium 292 mg 8%
Total Carbohydrate 4.8 g 1%
Dietary fiber 1.5 g 6%
Sugar 3.2 g
Protein 1.1 g 2%
Vitamin A 20% Vitamin C 28%
Calcium 1% Iron 1%
Vitamin D 0% Vitamin B-6 5%
Cobalamin 0% Magnesium 3%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.