Homestead Heirloom Tomato
- Light: Full sun
- Fruit size: 8 to 9 oz
- Matures: 80 days
- Plant spacing: 24 to 36 inches apart
- Plant size: 4 to 6 feet tall
- Plant type: Determinate
Heirloom. An old favorite dating from 1954. Developed by the University of Florida especially for hot climates and known for its reliability to set fruit at high temperatures. Produces firm, meaty tomatoes. Large vines help shade fruit to protect from sunburn, and will need to be staked or caged. Plants in our test garden, where the growing conditions are ideal, bear an average of 50 pounds of fruit over a 6 to 7 week period. Resistant to fusarium wilt (F).
Some Bonnie Plants varieties may not be available at your local stores, as we select and sell varieties best suited to the growing conditions in each region.