Mortgage Lifter Large Tomato
Mortgage Lifter Tomato
days to maturity: 80 days
plant spacing: 2 square feet per plant
sunlight requirement: 8 - 14 hours
look out for: These vigorous vines benefit from strong staking or caging.
harvest notes: Pick tomatoes when they are as ripe as possible. They should be fully colored and firm and picked regularly to avoid overloading plants.
This tomato variety was given this funny name to reference its productivity. It’s supposedly so productive that a farmer could easily pay their mortgage from the impressive profits. The appeal for a backyard gardener is more than just productivity. They are perfectly shaped, large red tomatoes with classic flavor.
Image courtesy of Southern Exposure Seed Exchange