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Similar to Opalka, but broader—sometimes positively wide—with a clean flavor and dry flesh.

Polish Linguisa Tomato Seeds

Long red sauce variety

Solanum lycopersicum
New York heirloom from the 1800s makes excellent sauce.
Fruits are elongated, hence the name. But don't be fooled, they're all tomato. Sweet and productive, this heirloom is great for straight-eating or processing.
Product ID# TO0329 , Grown in the Northeast

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Quick Facts
Days to Germination 3 to 10 days
Days to Maturity 75 days from transplant
Planting Depth ¼ inch
Spacing in Row 24 inches
Spacing Between Rows 36 inches
Height at Maturity 72 inches
Detailed Product Info

Polish Linguisa translates to "Polish sausage," the elongated shape of this classic heirloom variety is often referred to by that same, However, there is much more to this variety than it's name! This variety made it to New York state in the 1800s through Polish gardeners. The texture is on the drier side, making ti perfect for sauce, canning, or reducing to a thick, flavorful paste, but it isn't so dry that you can't slice it and enjoy it raw in salsa or on pizza. One of our favorite varieties for over 10 years, we hope to keep this rare variety around for generations to come.

Growing Instructions

Start indoors 4-8 weeks before last frost in a warm spot with ample light (supplemental light is usually necessary). Transplant after frost into medium-fertility garden beds in full sun. Trellising is required; pruning is recommended.

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