One of the wonderful heirloom tomatoes we will be selling this week is the Mortgage Lifter Heirloom Tomato. It has a whole list of fantastic characteristics but even more remarkable is the amazing story of how West Virginian Marshall Cletis Byles paid off his mortgage in the 1930s from the sale of this tomato which he bred himself and that soon became one of the most popular tomatoes in the United States. Click Here for the fascinating history behind this tomato.
Radiator Charlie’s Mortgage Lifter Tomato Characteristics

-Tomatoes are red and pink

-Tomatoes are amongst the most flavorful heirloom tomatoes

-Tomatoes are big and average 2 to 4 pounds

-Tomatoes start bearing fruit in about 80 days

-Tomatoes are on the meaty side

-Tomatoes have very few seeds

-Tomatoes produce an abundant crop

-Tomatoes are disease resistant

-Tomatoes will produce until frost kills the plant

-Indeterminate Tomato variety that will keep growing as a vine if not pruned