Red Pear Tomato Gardening Seeds
- Latin Name: Solanum lycopersicum
- Days To Maturity: 75 (flowers), 85 (Fruit)
- Hardiness Zone: Tomato in zones 1-13
- Planting Depth: ¼-½”
- Plant Spacing: 24-36”
- Row Spacing: 4’
- Growth Habit: Indeterminate
- Soil Preferance: Sunny, well drained sites
- Temp Preferance: 60℉
- Light Preferance: Full sun
- Pests/Diseases: Hornworms, whiteflies, thrips, aphids, tomato/potato psyllid, potato flea beetle, tomato fruitworm
- Color: Red
- Flavor: Sweet/tangy
Red Pear Growing Habits
Red Pear Tomatoes need a cool, sunny environment in order to grow. The tomatoes grow on an indetrement vine that forms flowers. These flowers will develop into tomatoes. When they first start growing, you will see them have a dark green color that gradually turns to red overtime. When they are a nice shade of red, they are ready to be harvested. A trellis is required to grow the plant.
The Various Uses for the Red Tomato
Red Pear Tomatoes have a nice mixture between sweet, and tangy. These tomatoes pair well with sandwiches, salads, and can even be roasted for a great snack. Not only are they a snack, but you can also make sauces and soups as well. These tomatoes won’t last long in your kitchen, they are a favorite quick to grab snack.
Red Pear Tomato Benefits
Not only is this a great fruit to pair with your meals, it also is packed with much needed nutrients. These tomatoes provide us with lycopene, which is a great and healthy nutrient for our bodies. These tomatoes can help us with cardiovascular health, treating and fighting off cancer, and help us maintaining the health of our eyes.
These tomatoes date back to colonial times, so they have been a fan favorite for hundreds of years!
Red Pear Tomato Seeds Per Package:
- 250 mg - Approximately 90 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