Botanical Name: Lycopersicon lycopersicum var 'Carolina Gold' Hybrid
Height: 36" high.
Spacing: 18 - 24 inches between plants, 3 - 5 feet between rows.
Depth: 1/4 inch.
Spread: 24" - 30" wide.
Sun/Shade: Full sun.
Yield: 100 lbs. per 100 foot row.
Fruit: Nice rich golden orange color.
Days To Maturity: 71 days from transplant.
Soil Requirements: Rich, deep, well-drained soil. pH 5.5 - 6.8
Seed Count: Approximately 25 seeds per packet.
Size: Large fruit 5".
Comments: Extra large smooth fruit, consistent size and yields throughout the season, resistant to V, F 1 & 2 Attractive large fruit, high yields, sweet, mild flavor, sunny color livens up dishes, meaty firm flesh, does well in all areas of the country. Note- A study done at Ohio State University found that orange tomatoes contain a type of lycopene that is more readily absorbed by the body than the lycopene in red tomatoes- although red tomatoes actually contain more lycopene, this study showed the level of lycopene absorbed after eating orange tomatoes was 2.5 times higher than red.
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