Intermediate TSWV resistance, great disease package and large fruit! The Red Defender tomato is a midseason variety that produces heavy yields of firm, large to extra-large fruit on determinate plants that offer excellent disease protection. The fruit ripen to a beautiful deep red color, display uniform ripening and have an excellent taste and shelf-life. Red Defender lends itself well to stake cultivation and has consistently produced smooth fruit with excellent size. Resistant to Fusarium Wilt (races 1,2), Verticillium Wilt (race 1), Gray Leaf Spot, Alterneria Stem Canker and intermediate resistance to Tomato Spotted Wilt Virus. Cell size is 1.5" deep x 1.19" diameter, large enough to plant directly into pots, containers, or the field after hardening off.
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