Gold Currant Cherry Tomato

Details

  • Lycopersicon pimpinellifolium
  • Open-Pollinated: ?
  • Type: indeterminate
  • Shape: cherry
  • Color: yellow
  • Maturity: 70-80 days
  • Size:
    • currant size
    • 0.5 oz
    • 1/2″
  • Yield: “prolific vine continuously produces steady supply
  • Taste: “finely-flavored, slightly tart”
  • Disease Resistance or Environmental Tolerance: does well even at temps over 100°F

Notes:

  • good for direct-seeding in areas with longer seasons
  • reseeds readily
  • attractive in a hanging basket or hanging over the sides of a planter

Sources:

  • Seeds of Change

Results from My Garden:

 SEASON SOURCE DATES PLANTS SPACING MATURITY YIELD PER PLANT AVG SIZE DISEASE
2006 SoC seed ? 1 ? ? no records kept hard and bitter skin (too much sun?)
2008 SoC seed ? 1     no records kept skin was tough
2009 SoC seed  ? 2     High productivity; kept producing when temperatures rose    
2010 volunteer                
2011           482 3.7 lbs 0.12 oz  
                   
                   

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