Flame tomato seeds

Flame Tomato Seeds

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Flame Tomato Seeds (85 days)

Solanum lycopersicum


Approx. 25 heirloom tomato seeds

Indeterminate vines

Flame is an old heirloom tomato dating back to the 1880s. 

It is said to have come from the hills of West Virginia. 

The name "Flame" is very fitting as these red and orange streaked tomatoes look as if they are on fire. 

Compact plants yielding 1-2# fruits. 

Very meaty, sweet and lots of old time tomato flavor.

VERY productive.

Great fresh in salads, sandwiches and even makes a good sauce.

Low acid flavor.  Very sweet and juicy.  Has to be one of our most popular tomatoes at taste test.

California Grown Heirloom Seed

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100' Row Yield


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 tolerate 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 meal 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 - don't let the vegetable seeds dry out prematurely, and don't overwater and possibly have them rot.


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