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Tommy Toe Tomato

Vigorous with Heavy Yields


Glossy, bright red, 1 in. fruits have a rich, complex flavor that is not overly sweet. Tommy Toe Candy Tomato has won many taste tests over the years. Its extremely vigorous plants produce hundreds of fruits, even in heat and humidity. The fruits are excellent for snacking and fresh salads. This heirloom variety, originating in the Ozarks in the 1900s, is also known as Steakhouse. Its indeterminate vines exhibit good disease resistance and keep producing until frost. Staking is recommended. Seeds can be planted indoors about 6-8 weeks before transplanting outdoors in the garden. Approx. 30 seeds per pkt. 75 DAYS.

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  • Botanical Name: Lycopersicon lycopersisum 'Tommy Toe'
  • Height: 4-5 feet.
  • Spacing: 3-4 fet.
  • Depth: Seeds - 1/4 inch deep. When transplanting, set the plant deep, up to the first true leaves, by digging a deep hole or trench. The stem will develop roots along its length.
  • Spread: 3-3 1/2 feet.
  • Light Required: Full sun.
  • Pollinator: Self pollinating.
  • Yield: Vigorous-great yields.
  • Foliage: Green foliage-typical tomato.
  • Fruit: Glossy, bright red, 1-inch cherry tomatoes with a not-overly-sweet, complex flavor that has won it many taste tests.
  • Days To Maturity: 75 days from transplant.
  • Zone: 3-9 (Annual)
  • Germination: 5 - 10 days
  • Form: Upright-Indeterminate
  • Flower Form: Small yellow flowers
  • Soil Requirements: Rich, well-drained soil.
  • Growth Rate: MOderate growth rate.
  • Seed Count: 30 seeds per packet.
  • Pruning: Prune by cutting out suckers (auxiliary shoots between the stems and the leaves) to produce larger fruit. Fruit also ripens earlier since the sun can reach it more easily.
  • Comments: This heirloom variety is extremely vigorous, producing hundreds of glossy, bright red, 1-inch cherry tomatoes during the season. The juicy fruit is loved for its rich, complex flavor that is not overly sweet. Keeps producing, even through heat and humidity. Originated in the Ozarks in the 1900s. Also known as Steakhouse. Amazing vigor that produces hundreds of 1-inch cherry tomatoes with a much-loved, complex flavor!

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