old time tomato was developed in the “Garden State” in 1934 at the New Jersey
Agricultural Experiment Station.
Speculation remains that the Rutgers we have today is a derivative of
the original cultivar and that of the “true” Rutgers is forever lost. Very uniform, disease resistant, 3” fruit
continue to fruit throughout the growing season. Rutgers was once used by Campbell’s, Heinz and
Hunts for use in commercial soups, sauces and ketchup. Determinate.
70 up to 100 days.