(3 1/4 oz.) Rio Grande is a blocky plum tomato that is a good slicing tomato but really shines when cooked. The plants are very adaptable to temperature extremes. Excellent variety for home gardeners and market growers. Resistant to V and FW Race 1 and 2. 80 days.
Bush or spreading plants that can be left unsupported or put on short poles, trellises and in cages. They produce one main crop.
9,000-11,000/oz. 7-14 days. 70-75°F.
Sow early indoors in cool climates. Sow 3-5 weeks before predicted last frost. Transplant outside 6-8 weeks from sowing.