Tomato Box Car Willie Heirloom Seed Packet - Ferry-Morse
Box Car Willie is a great choice if you're looking for good old-fashioned flavor. This prolific heirloom is better than most of today's hybrids, and its round red fruits are 12-18 oz. The indeterminate vines produce excellent, crack-free, disease tolerant tomatoes with a sweet, yet tart flavor.
- Flavor: Sweet yet tart old fashioned tomato flavor
- Preparation Ideas: Perfect for canning, freezing, salsa, or slicing for sandwiches
- Plant Type: Vegetable
- Fill Weight (grams): 0.2
- Grows Best In: Full Sun
- Days to Germination: 7-10 Days
- Days to Maturity: 80 Days
- Growth Type: Indeterminate
- Planting Depth: .25"
- Seed Spacing: 2.5'/2'
- Tolerance: Cracking
Instructions: Start seed indoors in a sunny location 6 weeks prior to warm weather. Transplant outdoors in full sun when seedlings display 4-6 leaves and weather is warm. Seed can be sown directly into garden when soil is warm. Tomatoes cannot tolerate frost.
Suggestions: To keep fruit clean and easier to pick, support with stakes or cages. Tomatoes require at least an inch of water per week.