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Grafted Tomato Brandywine Sudduth\'s Strain

NEW! Grafted Tomato Brandywine Sudduth's Strain

Sometimes it's hard to improve upon the original. Sudduth's Strain is said to be the original and most famous Brandywine Tomato. This beefsteak was handed down to longtime seedsman Ben Quisenberry by Mrs. Doris Sudduth of Tennessee, where it had been in her family for over 100 years! The large pink fruits weigh from 16-36oz, and many rank this variety as the most complex and best-tasting heirloom available. The indeterminate vines yield about 85 days from transplant and are worth every bit of the wait.

Grafted Tomatoes should be planted at soil level so that the graft line, indicated by green tie tape, remains above ground.

The practice of grafting, used in orchards and vineyards for thousands of years, creates the best of two worlds: a vigorous rootstock is fused to the top part of another plant valued for its fruit or flowers. By marrying a vigorous, disease-resistant rootstock to flavorful varieties, this ancient horticultural technique makes heirloom Tomatoes both more productive and more resistant to soil-borne diseases and pests, such as nematodes.

Some Tomato varieties are known as "Potato Leaf." All this means is that their leaves look more like those of Potatoes (with few or no notches on the leaf edges). The leaves are thicker as well, which may help resist disease.

Our stocky seedlings are grown and shipped in 3" pots that are a full 4" deep, so the plants you receive have strong, well-developed root systems. For more information on growing and care, please click on Growing Guide.

SHIPPING GUIDELINES FOR STARTS - Hardiness Zone 7-9 ships early to late April. Zone 2-6 ships early to mid-May to early June.

Please Note: These shipping guidelines are based on normal weather conditions within your zone. We begin shipping to the warmest zones first and then work our way to the colder zones. Due to weather, growth requirements, and product quality, we cannot ship your plants outside of these shipping guidelines.

We're sorry, but we cannot ship this item to the following state: GA.

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NEW! Grafted Tomato Brandywine Sudduth's Strain


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Common Name: Tomato

Hardiness Zone:
 1-11 S / 1-11 W

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Height: 4-8'

Exposure: Full Sun

Spacing: 24-36"

Ships as: 3" Plastic Pot - 25.8 cu. in.

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