Moskvich Tomato (Organic)

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Quick facts

  • Bears all summer long
  • Heat and cold tolerant
  • Rich flavor
  • Russian heirloom
  • Very early tomato

 

Solanum lycopersicum

65-70 days, Semi-determinate. Early, blemish free, crack resistant slicer that is the epitome of tomato! Deep red fruit ripen even in hotter, drier conditions. Cold tolerant as well, as it maintains its flavor during fall harvests. Bears well all summer long. Semi-determinate, a good size for container gardens. Excellent fresh, in sauces, soups, or processed.  Slightly flat in shape.

A bit of its story:  A Russian heirloom, Moskvich translates to "a person living in Moscow."  Developed by the Vavilov Institute and named after Nikolai Vavilov who dedicated his life to ending world hunger.  

How to grow it:

Germ Temp

Indoor Start

Germ Days

Frost Tolerant

Sun

Seed Depth

Plant/Row Spacing

65-85

4-6 w.

6-9 d.

No

Full

1/8”

24”/36”

Start seeds indoors 4-6 weeks before average last frost date. Plant seeds in sterile potting soil and provide 7-10 hours of direct light each day. Thin to the strongest plant per pot. Transplant 24"-36" apart in full sun, benefits from trellising. Harvest tomatoes at full red. Good for container gardens.  Water tomatoes only at the soil level- not foliage.

Seed specs:  Packet size- 30 min.