Growing Pink Brandywine Tomato Vegetable Garden Seeds
Heirloom, Non-GMO Brandywine Pink Tomato Seed Growth Habits:
The indeterminate potato-leafed vines of Pink Brandywine tomato plants typically produce 2 fruits per cluster that ripen later in the season, taking 90 days to reach full maturity.
Given that Brandywine tomatoes take a longer time to mature relative to the majority of tomato cultivars, most growers must start Pink Brandywine tomato seeds indoors 6 to 8 weeks before the last frost date.
To prevent the fruit from cracking or suffering from blossom end rot, it is important to maintain evenly moist soil. Excessive dry spells followed by lots of water can cause tomatoes to swell to quickly and crack. Wild swings in the availability of water can also inhibit the tomato plant's ability to take up nutrients, such as calcium, from the soil, which can lead to problems, such as blossom end rot.
Various Uses for Pink Brandywine Heirloom Tomatoes:
Pink Brandywine tomatoes are one of the best-known heirloom tomatoes, dating back to at least the 1880s and possibly even older. They are prized for their sweet, low-acid, classic tomato flavor and creamy texture. A very popular slicer for sandwiches and burgers because of its size and flavor.
With such a classic tomato flavor, Pink Brandywine tomatoes are also excellent in stews, sauteed dishes, and grilled cuisine.
Heirloom Pink Brandywine Tomato Benefits:
Providing essential vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants, Pink Brandywine tomatoes can be eaten as part of a healthy diet by most people. Rich in lycopene, tomatoes are a heart healthy choice.
Pink Brandywine tomato plants are somewhat unique in that they grow potato leaves that are oval and smooth rather than the jagged leaves you see on most tomato plants. It's not as unusual as you might think, however, as tomatoes and potatoes are both part of the Solanaceae, or nightshade, family of plants.
Seeds Per Package:
- 250 mg - Approximately 90 Seeds
- 0.25 oz - Approximately 2,500 Seeds
- 1 oz - Approximately 10,000 Seeds
- 4 oz - Approximately 40,000 Seeds
- 1 lb - Approximately 160,000 Seeds
- 5 lb - Approximately 800,000 Seeds