(6-7 oz.) Red Ripe F1 Hybrid tomato features a globe shape, high lycopene content and extended shelf life. This determinate tomato is excellent for the fresh market or for processing. Ripe Red F1 is jointless, hotset with heavy, early yields and also features a compact, bushy habit. Intermediate resistance to V, FW 1 and 2, ASC and ST. 70 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.