Manitoba tomato is rich and meaty and is well suited to slicing and preserving. It produces well and early in the season. It has a tangy, refreshing taste and is a great tomato to grow on the prairies.
Fruit size: 6 oz.
Days to Maturity: 60
Transplant outdoors after ALL danger of frost has passed.
Spacing: Plant in rows, spacing plants 24" apart
Exposure: Full sun; with good air circulation
Fertilize: Feed regularly throughout the growing season with a well balanced fertilizer (one specifically formulated for tomatoes is best); avoid excessive nitrogen
Water: Provide even moisture; Excessive watering can increase fruit size but decrease flavour; Uneven/deficient watering can lead to calcium deficiency causing blossom end rot (a brownish-black, sunken dead area that forms on the bottom of the fruit, rendering it unedible).