Tomato 'Mortgage Lifter' Plants - Streambank Gardens

Tomato 'Mortgage Lifter' - 6 Plants

  • $ 5.95

A popular heirloom that is known for its larger fruits and the story how Marshall Cletis Boyles developed these tomatoes by crossing some of the larger tomatoes available during the Great Depression and paid off his mortgage in six years selling them for one dollar a piece (not too cheap for the time period).  People drove miles to purchase these larger tomatoes and his business thrived.  This tomato is full of heirloom taste, has small cores, and a meaty red interior.

Fruit Size: 3-5 ounces 
Spacing: 2'-3' 
Days to Maturity: 85-90 
Growth Habit: Indeterminate
Container Sizes: 6 - 1" x 2.5" Plugs (Hearty Plants In 4-6 Leaf Stage or Large) 

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