Please see Tomato Cultural Notes for growing information.
Codes refer to the Key to Tomato Disease Tolerance.
See our Tomato Variety Guide for recommendations for disease-resistant, storage, and extra early varieties.
Packet: Seed size varies considerably, 0.08-0.16g (approximately 40-80 seeds, depending
on variety, average 64 seeds) sows 100'.
78 days. [West Virginia heirloom, traded by employees of the C & O Railroad since the turn of the century. The first 'Ponderosa' variety was introduced 1891 by Peter Henderson and Co.] Somewhat rough, large-cored, yellow-gold fruits weigh over a pound. Not very tolerant of foliage diseases, but a good producer and a showy variety with mild-flavored, sub-acid fruits. Our select strain has larger, more uniform fruits. Pkt.
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