Tomato Seeds - Moonglow
- Seed Count: 25 per packet
- Maturity: Fruit throughout the growing season
- Plant Type: Indeterminate
- Plant Height: 5-8 feet
- Fruit Weight: 10-12 ounces
- Soil pH: 6.0 to 7.0
- Temperature Range: 60 to 85 degrees Fahrenheit
- Unique Feature: Large, round fruit with sweet, juicy flavor
History: Moonglow tomatoes are an heirloom variety, cherished for generations due to their exceptional flavor and appearance. This variety is part of a rich tradition of tomato cultivation, celebrated for its large, eye-catching fruits and sweet, juicy taste. As an heirloom variety, Moonglow represents a lineage of open-pollinated plants that have been nurtured and passed down through many gardening seasons, preserving their unique characteristics.
Culinary Uses: The Moonglow tomato is renowned for its sweet and juicy flavor, making it a fantastic choice for a variety of culinary uses. The large, round fruits, averaging 10-12 ounces, are perfect for slicing and adding to sandwiches, salads, and burgers. Their vibrant yellow color with an orange-red blush adds visual appeal to any dish, while their rich, sweet taste makes them a favorite for both raw and cooked applications.
Growing Habits & Planting Instructions: Moonglow tomato plants are indeterminate, meaning they continue to grow and produce fruit throughout the growing season. They typically reach a height of 5-8 feet and require support, such as staking or caging. For best growth, plant in an area with full sun and well-drained soil with a pH between 6.0 and 7.0. Start seeds indoors 6-8 weeks before the last frost date or plant directly in the garden after all danger of frost has passed. Regular watering and good air circulation are important for preventing disease and encouraging healthy growth. The optimal temperature range for growing Moonglow tomatoes is between 60 to 85 degrees Fahrenheit. With proper care, these plants will produce an abundance of large, sweet, and juicy tomatoes, perfect for a range of uses.