Lemon Drop Tomato

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  • Regular price $11.25


Quick facts

  • Tolerates cold and wet weather
  • Enormous fruit set
  • Tart flavor

 

Solanum lycopersicum

90 days, Indeterminate.  Produces well even as the weather turns cool and wet in the fall. Heavy loads of lovely light, almost translucent yellow fruits. Stands out in cherry tomato mixes and sweet-tart flavor makes them a fresh addition to salads and pastas.  3/4" fruits.

A bit of its story:  Seed originally from Florida Seed Savers Exchange member J. T. Sessions. Lemon drop tomato is a genetic "sport"- or chance mutation- of 'Snow White' tomato.  

How to grow it:  

Germ Temp

Indoor Start

Germ Days

Frost Tolerant

Sun

Seed Depth

Plant/Row Spacing

65-85

4-6 w.

6-9 d.

No

Full

1/8”

24”/36”

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, no trellising necessary but will extend harvest in the fall. Tomatoes are ripe at pale yellow.

Seed specs:  Packet: 30 seeds minimum