Types of Seeds: Heirloom, Hybrid, and Open-Pollinated

To save seeds that are healthy, vigorous, and true-to-form, it’s important to understand the different seed types available in today’s market.

‘Charger’ is a hybrid tomato with wide adaptability and resistance to many diseases, such as Alternaria stem canker, gray leaf spot, and tomato yellow leaf curl virus. This cultivar is produced commercially for mature green and vine-ripe markets.
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