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Manitoba (1956) (Heirloom Variety)

  • Brand: General
  • Product Code: 316
  • Availability: In Stock
  • $1.99


Pkt (≈ 30 seeds)

A very popular early bush variety. Good yields of 5 oz. fruit. Smooth with red interior. Perfect for salads, juice, canning, relishes and cooking. Medium-size plant, indeterminate habit.

  • Seed Depth: 1/4" (6mm)
  • Seed Spacing: 1/2" (12mm)
  • Row Spacing: 3-4' (90-120cm)
  • Days to Sprout: 7-14
  • Plant Spacing: 30-48" (75-120cm)
  • Days to Maturity: 60

Plant: Sow seeds indoors 6-8 weeks before the last frost, keeping soil temperature in the mid 70's. Grow in full sun. Shift hardened transplants to garden shortly after last frost, and when the weather is warm.

Care: Water regularly and fertilize when 6" (15cm) tall and again in mid summer. Stake or cage to save space, since the plants are large and vigorous growing.

Harvest: Pick carefully when richly colored and firm, but before fruit begins to soften.

Your Health: Rich in calcium, iron, and vitamins A & C.