Moneymaker is part of the Solanum genus and is a Tomato variety. Its scientific name is Solanum lycopersicum 'Moneymaker'. 'Moneymaker' is considered a heirloom OP (open polliated) cultivar. This variety typically produces fruit in the following colours: Cadmium red.
Moneymaker is an old English greenhouse variety, very popular with home gardeners due to its uniformity of fruit and colour. Red globular tomatoes, 1.5-2" in diameter, requires heat and time to mature properly.
In the 50’s and 60’s this was one of the most widely grown open pollinated varieties.
Originally introduced by F Stonor of Southampton.
Suitable for both indoor and outdoor cultivation. Moneymaker is an indeterminate variety best grown as a cordon (vine).A type of Fruit, it mainly grows as an Annual plant - which means it typically only grows best for a single growing season. Moneymaker is known for its Vine habit and growing to a height of approximately 1.20 metres (3.90 feet).
United Kingdom is believed to be where Moneymaker originates from.
Typically, Moneymaker Tomato is normally fairly low maintenance and can thus be quite easy to grow - only a basic level of care is required throughout the year to ensure it thrives. Being aware of the basic growing conditions this plant likes (soil, sun and water) will result in a strong and vibrant plant.
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How to grow Tomato 'Moneymaker'
Growing Moneymaker from seed
By our calculations, you should look at sowing Moneymaker about 42 days before your last frost date.
Transplant out when around 15cm (6 inches) high.Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Moneymaker is a tender plant.
Tomato 'Moneymaker' information
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English heirloom greenhouse variety. Well named as it has made a lot of money in years gone by for professional growers.
10 Oct 2013
This is a tomato I like! It grows very strongly & has medium size round fruits. They have a good taste. It has done very well for me this year getting around 4kg from 4 plants. I have grown it before.
17 Jun 2013
Tons of green tomatos being gone for a week with no water or very little, then hot temps in the 90’s took its toll. I will replant in August for winter tomatoes
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