HEIRLOOM! High-yielding with deep red, slightly flattened, 4-6oz fruits. Excellent rich flavor and extra-early ripening, beating out hybrids in our greenhouses. Like most Russian varieties, Moskvich thrives in cool, short-seasoned climates. Developed at the Vavilov Institute of Plant Industry near St. Petersburg, Russia in the early 1970’s. Indeterminate.
Days to Maturity: 65
Latin name: Solanum lycopersicum
Life cycle: Annual
Start indoors mid-March through early May.
Optimal soil temperature for germination is 75-85°.
Seed depth: 1/8”. Plant spacing: deter. 12-18”, indeter. 24-36”.
Harden off before planting in ground.
Plant in full sun after danger of frost has passed.
Indeterminate varieties will require trellising.
All of our seed is Non-GMO and Certified Organic by Washington State Department of Agriculture. We grow the majority of our varieties here at Deep Harvest Farm on Whidbey Island while we purchase the rest from other small, organic Northwest seed growers. Finally, all of our offerings are open-pollinated (OP) so that you too can save and share seed from these plants!