Homestead

Photo: Homestead.

Photo by Peter Nitzsche, County Agricultural Agent

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History: Developed in 1950's for Florida growers

Tomato Type: Heirloom

Breed: Open Pollinated

Origin: USA

Season: Late

Leaf Type: Narrow

Plant Type: Semi-Determinate

Plant Height: 4 ft.

Fruit Size: 8 oz.

Fruit Shape: Round

Skin Color: Red

Flesh Color: Red


  1. Rutgers
  2. Executive Dean of Agriculture and Natural Resources
  3. School of Environmental and Biological Sciences