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Rutgers Improved PS

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Photo by Peter Nitzsche, County Agricultural Agent

History: Originally developed at Rutgers U. for canning industry.

Tomato Type: Garden

Breed: Open Pollinated

Origin: USA

Season: Mid

Leaf Type: Normal

Plant Type: Determinate

Plant Height: 3 ft.

Fruit Size: 8 oz.

Fruit Shape: Flattened Globe

Skin Color: Red

Flesh Color: Red

Usage: Fresh

Availability: Commercial

Disease Resistance: Verticillium Wilt, Fusarium Wilt Race 1, Alternaria Stem Canker, Tobbacco Mosaic Virus

Comments: Said to be earlier and more uniform than other strains. Old fashioned flavor?

Note: Comments followed by "?" are from seed catalog descriptions. You decide if you agree.