Hands down, West Coast Seeds staff first pick cherry tomato, year after year. Cherry tomatoes produced from Sungold cherry tomato seeds inspire rave reviews from growers in many diverse regions. An essential for every garden! Hearty plants produce beautiful tangerine-coloured cherry tomatoes with a rich, fruity and unique tropical taste when left on the vine and picked at optimum ripeness. Winner of the prestigious British Horticultural Society (RHS) Award of Garden Merit.
Vibrant, plump, tangerine-coloured tomatoes droop in long trusses on vigorous vines that keep on producing all summer. First to bloom with early yields. Enjoy Sungold cherry tomatoes as a scrumptious garden snack or as a gorgeous complement to fresh salads.
Sungold tomato plants are resistant to, or tolerant of, the following tomato diseases: Verticillium Wilt, Fusarium Wilt races 1 and 2, Nematodes, and Tobacco Mosaic Virus.
Provide support for vigorous vines that easily reach 6-8 feet long. This variety requires more heat and time to mature completely. Allow fruit to fully ripen on the vine for optimum flavour; fruits should almost fall off the vine when ready.
Matures in 65 days (Hybrid seeds)
Summer-ripened tomatoes are a good source of vitamin C and beta-carotene. The lycopene in the tomatoes is an anti-oxidant, but is only released when the tomatoes are cooked. They also contain compounds that block cancer-causing nitrosamines. We use the convention of Bush to mean determinate (fruit set more or less all at once on short plants). Vine means indeterminate (fruit sets over a longer time on tall-growing plants). Follow along with this handy How to Grow Tomatoes Guide and grow some food.