"Homestead" Organic Heirloom Tomato, Solanum lycopersicum
"Homestead" is an heirloom, open-pollinated tomato that is tolerant of high heat. "Homestead" was bred by the University of Florida in the 1950s to withstand extreme temperatures while continuing to set fruit. Large, round red fruit; very prolific. "Homestead" is a semi – determinate variety that will provide a concentrated fruit set for large harvests in a small production window. Thick foliage helps to protect fruits from summer heat and sun. Fruits hold up well on the vine. Sought-after variety for sauces, canning and preserving. Matures in 80 days. Pkt./50 seeds/3.00.