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Attractive, old-time favorites Rutgers was originally introduced in 1934.  Plant produces good yields of heavy walled 7-ounce size bright red tomatoes that ripen evenly from inside out.  Tomatoes have full-bodied flavor and average six ounces, are globular, slightly flattened with smooth, thick walls that are crack resistant.  Rutgers is an all-purpose tomato.  Good for slicing and cooking it’s also excellent for sauce and paste.  Rutgers is also a good variety for canning or freezing.

Disease Resistance:
Verticillium Wilt
Fusarium Wilt
Stemphylium (Gray Leaf Spot)

Full Sun
Plant 2-3' Apart
73 Days to Maturity

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