This short determinate tomato is a consistent performer and produces good flavored, large, deep oblate fruit with a strong red color. Red Pride has a relatively late maturity on strong, vigorous plants with good foliar disease resistance. This slicer tomato is a must for your summer picnics and barbecues. Plant transplants when soil is warm. Plants require full sun and even moisture. Sow seed indoors 6-8 weeks before last frost date. Harden off seedlings outdoors 1-2 weeks prior to transplanting. Plant carefully to avoid damaging the stems. Plant in 18” or larger container with plant support.
Soil temperature: 75 - 80 degrees fahrenheit
Seeding depth: 0.25 - 0.5 inches
Germination days: 6 - 14 days
Grow on temperature day: 60 - 65 degrees fahrenheit
Weeks indoor: 5 - 6 weeks
Maturation days: 78 days