Tomato, Bush, “Red Pride” Seeds
The blue ribbon winner! ‘Red Pride’ yields a bountiful harvest on vigorous, compact plants. It has superb flavor and is adaptable to almost any climate. Its reliable production combined with an excellent disease resistance package make it an almost perfect variety.
This packet yields approximately 12 plants when started inside.
Days to Maturity: 78 days from transplanting
Type: Determinate, Slicer
When to Sow Outside: For mild climates only: 1 to 2 weeks after your average last frost date, and when soil temperature is at least 60°F.
When to Start Inside: RECOMMENDED. 4 to 6 weeks before transplanting. Transplant when air temperature is 45°F or warmer, usually 1 to 2 weeks after your average last frost date. Ideal soil temperature for germination is 70°–90°F.
Days to Emerge: 5–10 days
Seed Depth: ¼"
Seed Spacing: A group of 3 seeds every 24"
Row Spacing: 36"
Thinning: When 2" tall, thin to 1 every 24"
Harvesting: 'Red Pride' tomatoes are at the peak of sun-ripened deliciousness when they are fully red and have a slight give when gently squeezed.