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organic tomato seedsOrganic Chico III Tomato Seeds 70 days

Lycopersicon esculentum

25 tomato seeds



Produces excellent sauce tomatoes that are about 3-4 oz. plum-shaped fruits.

Short plants will be LOADED with fruit. 

A canner's dream as the fruits all set about the same time.

Suitable for mechanized harvesting.

Chico III is great for sauces as well as paste.

Excellent hot-weather producer for those who have tomatoes stop producting in the intense summer heat.

Good for fresh eating too - with an excellent “traditional” tomato flavor!

Chico III is the tomato we plant around here when we want to make paste.  Nothing beats it for productivity!

If you can tomatoes for sauce or paste you owe it to yourself to try Chico III Tomato

Chico III is tolerant to VFF


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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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