Tomato, Illinois Beauty

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Quick facts

  • Mid-season tomato
  • Excellent for container gardens
  • Heat tolerant

Solanum lycoperscium

80 days, Indeterminate. Selected by grower Merlyn Niedens from an accidental cross . Disease resistant and an excellent performer in hot, dry summers. Great flavor, blemish free, crack resistant, and deep red color. Perfect round fruits are excellent for market or home growing.  Excellent patio tomato.  Mid-season summer set tomato.

This tomato is part of our heat tolerant tomato package.

How to grow it:

Germ Temp

Indoor Start

Germ Days

Frost Tolerant


Seed Depth

Plant/Row Spacing


4-6 w.

6-9 d.





Seed Start seeds indoors 4-6 weeks before average last frost date. Plant seeds in sterile potting soil and provide 7-10 hours of direct light each day. Thin to the strongest plant per pot. Transplant 24"-36" apart in full sun, benefits from trellising. Harvest tomatoes at full red. Suitable for container gardens.

Seed specs:  Packet size- 30 min.