Seed Savers Exchange
Tomato, Igleheart Yellow Cherry(Organic)
- Winner of the 2015 SSE Tomato Tasting
- Yellow cherry tomatoes with a sweet, rich flavor and moderate acidity
- Indeterminate - Fruit ripens throughout the season
- 70-80 days from transplant
- Packet of 25 Seeds
Winner of 2015 SSE Tomato Tasting. When the parents of James Igleheart of Indiana lived in Connecticut around 1960 they received these seeds from their Italian gardener. James’ wife, Diane, serves the tomato to guests and encourages them to save the seed and plant it. Yellow cherry tomatoes with a sweet, rich flavor and moderate acidity. Indeterminate. 70-80 days from transplant.
Learn To Grow It
You should start plants indoors 4-6 weeks before the last frost date for transplanting them into the garden. Plant them outdoors 2-4 weeks after your last expected frost.
Plant your seeds 1/4-1/2 in. deep in soil trays or pots. Transfer them to 3-4 in. pots when their true leaves appear. When transplanting, bury seedlings up the stems up to their leaves.
Make sure that your soil is well fertilized as this crop is a heavy feeder and takes a lot of nutrients from the soil. Consider adding compost to the soil the year before you plant.
These plants prefer warm weather and soil so they should be grown when temperatures are over 68 degrees F. You should avoid watering them from above as damp leaves may be susceptible to disease.