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    • Grafted Mortgage Lifter Tomato - 1 Plant per offer
    • $14.95
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Grafted Mortgage Lifter Tomato

Drought-tolerant variety with grafted rootstock for increased success.


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Product Details

Produces large, meaty fruits up to 1 to 2 pounds. Fruits have few seeds and have an excellent flavor with low acid. Grafted plant produces very high yields of pinkish-red tomatoes that are resistant to many of the diseases that traditional heirloom varieties are susceptible to. Indeterminate. Potted.

  • Zones: 3 - 9 annual.
  • Height: 6 feet.
  • Spacing: 18 - 24 inches between plants, 3 - 5 feet between rows.
  • Depth: Plant seeds 1/4 inch deep. When transplanting, set the plant deep, up to the first true leaves, by digging a deep hole or digging a trench and laying the plant on it's side in the trench. The stem will develop roots along it's length.
  • Spread: 3 feet.
  • Sun/Shade: Full sun.
  • Soil Preference: Deep, well-drained rich loam soil.
  • Germination: 5 - 8 days.
  • Pruning: Prune by cutting out suckers (auxillary shoots between the stems and the leaves) to produce larger fruit. Fruit also ripens earlier since the sun can reach it more easily.
  • Pollinator: Self pollinating.
  • Days To Maturity: 83 days from transplant.
  • Yield: 100 lbs. per 100 foot row.
  • Color: Seed color is deep tan (coffee) in color.
  • Foliage: Green foliage.
  • Fruit: Large meaty pink fruit with few seeds; Mild amd smooth.
  • Growth Rate: Will grow to full maturity and produce fruit in one growing season.
  • Size: Large, 16 - 24 oz. fruit.
  • Seed Counts: Approximately 30 seeds per packet.
  • Comments: Requires less water than many varieties. Heirloom, open pollinated variety.

Customer Reviews

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Aug 23, 2013  |  By Jan Lockhart
"This year was going to be my last effort to grow tomatoes in the high desert, even though our extension agent says we have the ""perfect climate for heirlooms."" We also have lots of problems--last year most of our entire high valley lost their crop to Curly Top Virus. I decided to give these grafted tomatoes a shot, and I am so happy I did. My beautiful big pink tomatoes are the envy of all my gardening friends, and I am enjoying the flavor of the home-grown tomatoes I have loved all my life. The plants have withstood everything Mother Nature has thrown at them, thrived, and are producing beautifully. I am sure I have a good many new customers for you with this one."

    • 1044
    • Grafted Mortgage Lifter Tomato - 1 Plant per offer
    • $14.95
    • Out of Stock