Tomato Seeds - Rutgers VF

Tomato Seeds - Rutgers VF

Size Price Savings Quantity
Packet $4.79
1 Ounce $19.99
1/4 Pound $49.39 38% Savings
1 Pound $125.99 ($7.87/ounce) 61% Savings
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  • Disease resistant, best fitted for juicing and canning
  • Determinate, Heirloom, High Acidity
  • Disease Resistant; More Compact Yet Strong; Great for Canning and Juicing
  • Prefers full sun exposure
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Life Cycle Annual
Planting Season Warm Season
Fruit Size 8 ounces
Growth Habit Multi-Branching, Spreading, Upright

Flavor Profile Rich; Sweet; Slightly Tangy; Low Water Content; Meaty Texture
Plant Characteristics Easy to Grow & Maintain, Fast Growing
Use Culinary
Growing Conditions Outdoor
Harvest Advantages Canning, High Yielding, Slicing
Plant Resistance Alternaria Stem Canker, Cracking, Fusarium Oxysporum Fysio 0, Fusarium Wilt 1, Gray Leaf Spot, Verticillium Wilt, Verticillum Alboatrum

About Tomato Seeds - Rutgers VF

Lycopersicon esculentum

Seed Type Heirloom Seed, Open Pollinated Seed
Plant Type Determinate

An exquisite tasting tomato, the Rutgers VF is an open-pollinated variety that was originally created by the Campbell's Soup Company in the 1920's and then perfected and improved by Rutgers University a few decades later. Disease-resistant, Heirloom Rutgers VF is arguably the finest canning tomato.

Planting Information

Planting Tomato Seeds - Rutgers VF

Planting Season Warm Season
Sowing Method Start Indoors
Light Requirement Full Sun
Planting Depth 1/4-1/2 inch
Plant Spacing 18 to 36 inches
Water Needs Average
Hardiness Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Days to Maturity 60 to 90 days
View our Tomato Planting Guide to learn more.


Amount Avg Seed Count
Packet 201
1 Ounce 11,400
1/4 Pound 45,600
1 Pound 182,400

Companions Plants

Companion Plants for Tomato Seeds - Rutgers VF