Manitoba Tomato seeds produce vigorous determinate plants that thrive in cool climates with short seasons. An early producer with excellent yields, Manitoba Heirloom tomatoes were originally developed in the mid 1950's by the Morden Experimental Farm in Morden, MB to ripen during the short summer season. An excellent choice on the West Coast.
A prairie favourite, Manitoba tomato plants bear medium-large fruits 170 grams (6 oz.). The bright red fruits have smooth skin and firm, meaty flesh with a refreshing, tangy tomato taste. Well suited for slicing and preserving.
Manitoba tomato seed plants are resistant to, or tolerant of, the following tomato diseases: Fusarium Wilt and Verticillium Wilt.
Matures in 65 days (Open-pollinated seeds)
- Developed in Canada
- Open pollinated seeds
- Determinate growth
- Disease resistant
Another sensitive plant when it comes to companions, tomatoes benefit from asparagus, basil, beans, borage, carrots, celery, chives, collards, cucumber, garlic, lettuce, marigold, mint, nasturtium, onion, parsley, and peppers. Avoid planting alongside Brassicas and dill.