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Mortgage Lifter Tomato Plants

Mortgage Lifter Tomato Plants

80 days. Heirloom variety that was developed by M.C. Ryles in the 1930's. The tomatoes proved to be so popular when he sold them that he was able to pay off his mortgage. Meaty tomato with mild flavor produces tomatoes that average 1-2½ lbs. Indeterminate.
  • Hardiness Zones 3-9
  • Light Required Full Sun
  • Spread 36 - 48 inches
  • Height 6 feet

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Product Details

  • Botanical Name :

    Lycopersicon lycopersicum 'Mortgage Lifter'
  • Zones:

    3-9
  • Colors :

    Yellow
  • Light Required :

    Full Sun
  • Spread :

    36 - 48 inches
  • Offer Size :

    4-Pack
  • Form :

    Vegetable, fruit, tomato, heirloom, open pollinated, indeterminate
  • Height :

    6 feet
  • Spacing :

    18 - 24 inches
  • Foliage :

    Green foliage.
  • Flower Form :

    Yellow flowers.
  • Fruit :

    Large meaty pink fruit with few seeds; Mild and smooth. Large, 16 - 24 oz. fruit.
  • Germination:

    5 - 8 Days
  • Soil Requirements :

    Loamy Soil
  • Growth Rate :

    Will grow to full maturity and produce fruit in one growing season.
  • Pollinator :

    Self pollinating.
  • Yield :

    100 lbs. per 100 foot row.
  • Days To Maturity :

    83 - 83 Days
  • Depth :

    Plant seeds 1/4 inch deep. When transplanting, set the plant deep, up to the first true leaves, by digging a deep hole or digging a trench. The stem will develop roots along it's length.
  • Pruning :

    Prune by cutting out suckers (auxillary shoots between the stems and the leaves) to produce larger fruit. Fruit also ripens earlier since the sun can reach it more easily.

Shipping Information

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country using the shipping timeframes outlined below. We continually monitor weather conditions for extreme hot or cold and adjust shipping schedules as needed. Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items in July and August.

ZONE Annual Vegetable Plants
3A-4B 5/3/22 - 6/3/22
5A-5B 5/16/22 - 6/3/22
6A-6B 5/9/22 - 6/3/22
7A-7B 4/18/22 - 6/3/22
8A-10B 4/11/22 - 6/3/22
Last Order Date All Zones:5/30/22

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