An Heirloom tomato predating WWII
Marianna's Peace Heirloom tomato was introduced in 2001 by Gary Isben of Tomatofest and named in honour of Marianne Worschech Tibbetts. A family heirloom with roots in pre-WWII Czechoslovakia. Indeterminate tomato type variety that produces large yields of 1-2 lb., pink, beefsteak tomatoes with exceptionally rich, luscious, complex old tomatoes flavours.
Scientific Name: Solanum lycopersicum
Plant Life Cycle: annual
Optimal Germination Temperature: 24C-28C
Germination time in days: 7-14 days
Indicative Days to maturity: 80-120 days
Sunlight: Full Sun
Soil requirement: Well drained and rich
Sowing and cultivation: Start indoors 6-8 weeks before last frost. Sow 6 mmm deep at a 21 C soil temperature. Transplant out after last frost. Space 60 - 90 cm apart. Indeterminate.