Tomato Mortgage Lifter Seeds


  • Rich, full flavour fruit.
  • Popular, heirloom variety.
  • Highly productive yield.
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Tomato ‘Mortgage Lifter’ Heirloom Vegetable Seeds

Botanical name: Lycopersicon esculentum

A beefsteak-type tomato created in the 1930’s. This heavy yielding variety is low-acid, with a sweet, rich flavour. Fruit is large (750g), slightly flattened; with meaty, deep pink flesh and few seeds; excellent for slicing. Big tomatoes perform less well in humid areas.

Plant Type:

  • Warm season annual, frost tender
  • Plant Height: 1.5 m

Sow When:

  • Germinates best at 18 – 28°C soil temp.
  • Temperate: Early spring – inside with extra heat; outside after frost danger has passed
  • Subtropical: Not suitable
  • Tropical: Not suitable


  • Depth: 6 mm deep
  • Position: Full sun, requires staking
  • Sow Where: Into seedling pots; liquid feed once germinated

Soil Type:

  • Details: Fertile, well-drained, pH 5.8 – 7


  • Row Spacing: 90 cm apart
  • Plant Spacing: 45 – 60 cm between plants


  • To transplant: remove seed leaves, plant deeper, up to the 1st set of true leaves: this increases rooting & speeds maturity: keep well fertilised and evenly watered: protect fruit from fruit fly with PestGuard


  • Days: 80 – 90


Additional information

Weight 0.01 kg

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Product Specifications

  • Botanical name: Lycopersicon Esculentum.
  • Variety: Mortgage Lifter (heirloom).
  • Open pollinated, no chemical treatment, non-GMO.
  • Seeds per gram: Approx 250 – 400 grams.
  • We do not ship to WA or Tasmania due to quarantine restrictions.

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