Abe Lincoln Tomato Seed

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SKU170391
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Abe Lincoln Tomato Seed (82 days)

 

Released by Buckbee's Seed co. in 1923 and hailed as "The Giant of all Tomatoes".

Abraham Lincoln produces loads of meaty, 8 oz red tomatoes late in the summer.

Bears in clusters of 4-6. 

Real true tomato flavor lost in most of todays hybrids.

Keeps producing right up to the first frost.

Still popular today for organic production.

Buckbee's Seed Company says about Abe Lincoln tomato...

"usually bears fruit in clusters from 4-6, the individual fruit, 5-7" in diameter, runs remarkable uniform in size and shape, being almost round, solid and weighs about a pound and we have grown many nearly 3 pounds.  The surface is smooth and seldom cracks..."

Mother Earth news says about Abe Lincoln tomato....

‘Abraham Lincoln’ tops the list of “big red” tomatoes for flavor, appearance, production, and pest and disease resistance."  Read more

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¼" - ½" 250-300 70-85 6-9 60" 18-36" 75 lb. Full

Planting Tips for Heirloom Tomatoes:

Most gardeners want to get the most out of these delicious heirloom tomatoes and therefore give them a head start on the growing season.  Start these vegetable seeds indoors in sterile potting mix being sure to keep the temperature above 70 degrees.  Some people prefer to use a grow pad but the top of the fridge has been known to be quite effective as well. 

Once the first true leaves appear on your tomato seedlings, transplant into 4" pots until you have completely hardened them off in the garden.  Hardening is a process of exposing the plants more and more to outside temperature until they are hardy enough to tollerat a complete outdoor move.  Generally speaking, by early summer heirloom tomatoes should be transplated into the garden.

Most heirloom varieties are quite productive and will greatly benefit from sturdy supports.  It may also be advisable to add blood and bone to the worked soil to help ensure healthy productive heirloom tomatoes.

Seed Care tips for Heirloom Tomato Seeds:

Heirloom seeds are hardy but always take care with your garden seeds to give them the appropriate amount of moisture - not letting the vegetable seeds dry out prematurely or overwatering and possibly having them rot.

 

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