Homegrown Heirloom Seeds from Our Permaculture Homestead

Tomato – Mortgage Lifter


Extremely large beefsteak type tomato with fruit up to 500g in size. An old heirloom developed in the 1940s by M.C. Byles from West Virginia who famously paid off his mortgage through the sale of these tomato plants. A good variety for sandwiches and sauces.

Grow: Spring/Summer
Plant: Start in seed trays and plant out after risk of frost has passed. Plant in full sun, 60cm spacing and stake or support plant.
Seed Count: Approx. 30

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