Growing Oregon Spring Tomato Vegetable Garden Seeds
- Latin Name: Solanum lycopersicum
- Other Names: Oregon Spring tomatoes
- Days to Maturity: 58 days
- Hardiness Zone: Annual, not intended for overwintering
- Planting Depth: 1/4”
- Plant Spacing: 18-36”
- Row Spacing: 3’
- Growth Habit: Compact, determinate vines; 4" globe-shaped fruit
- Soil Preference: Slightly acidic to neutral soil with a pH between 6.0 and 6.8
- Temp Preference: Nighttime temperatures above 55 degrees F and daytime temperatures below 90 degrees F
- Light Preference: Full sun, at least 6 to 8 hours of direct sunlight
- Pests/diseases: Blossom end rot, early blight, late blight, tomato hornworms, aphids, whiteflies, Verticillium wilt, Fusarium wilt
- Color: Red fruit; Green foliage
- Flavor: Rich tomato
Heirloom, Non-GMO Oregon Spring Tomato Seed Growth Habits:
Oregon Spring tomato plants produce clusters of 4" fruit on vines with a compact, determinate growth habit. They are an excellent choice for growers with limited garden space or those growing in containers or raised beds.
To enjoy Oregon Spring tomatoes, start the seeds indoors 6 to 8 weeks before your last frost date. After hardening off the tomato seedlings, transplant them into a sunny garden space with well-draining, rich soil that's slightly acidic to neutral. The Oregon Spring tomato fruit will be ready to harvest and eat in about 58 days.
Be sure to regularly water the Oregon Spring tomato plants to prevent blossom end rot and fruit cracking.
Various Uses for Oregon Spring Heirloom Tomatoes:
Weighing 6 to 7 oz. apiece and having rich, meaty tomato flavor, Oregon Spring heirloom tomatoes are delicious on salads as well as sliced for sandwiches and burgers. Plus, the classic flavor makes great sauce, soup, ketchup, stew, and more.
Rich-tasting Oregon Spring tomatoes can also be paired with soft cheeses to make mouthwatering appetizers, like caprese salad or tomato and goat cheese salad.
Heirloom Oregon Spring Tomato Benefits:
Full of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants, Oregon Spring tomatoes are a nutrient rich, healthy food for most people. Red tomatoes, like the Oregon Spring tomato variety, are also packed with an antioxidant called lycopene, which is known to benefit the heart.
Oregon Spring tomatoes are a nearly seedless, open-pollinated variety that were specifically bred to perform in cooler weather.
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