The owner of a radiator repair shop in the 1930s was facing bankruptcy. He had no plant breeding experience, yet he cross-bred 4 Varieties to develop this big, tasty tomato, sold 1000 plants at $1 each over six years and paid off his mortgage. Fruits of mortgage Lifter can average 2-1/2 Lbs. and may reach 4lbs when grown well. Plants are very productive and disease-resistant, and continue to bear until frost. These large, slightly flattened, pink-red tomatoes are meaty and flavorful with few seeds.
Depth: 1/4 inch
Spacing: 12-24 in
Soil type: well draining, fertile
Sun: full sun
Days to harvest: 65-75 days
Hardiness Zones: 3-11
Start indoors 6-10 weeks before last frost. Heat mat helps to warm soil and speed germination.
Hand harvested and packed for the 2023 season. We are a small batch grower, so limited quantities are available.
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🌱 NO herbicides, pesticides, chemicals