Zarnitsa Tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) Translation: “summer lightning” (Short indeterminate) Seed origins dating back to the early 1900’s near Moscow. An early producer of red fruit averaging 2-3 inches. Short vines can be staked or grown via ground culture. Zarnitsa tomato is resistant to cracking and one of the first tomatoes to bear fruit... along with our beloved Early Anne!
60 days to maturity
25 seeds per packet $3.50
Planting Instructions: Start seeds indoors 6-8 weeks before last frost. Sow 1/4 inch deep and keep soil warm. Transplant into 1 inch cells or 2 inch pots at 1-2 leaf stage. Staking tomatoes (indeterminate) should be transplanted into 3-4 inch pots. Harden off plants for 4-5 days after risk of frost has passed, then transport outdoors.