Sun Sugar Tomato (Garden Starter Plant)
Although called yellow cherry, these little tomatoes are orange at their peak, making almost more bite-sized bursts of sweetness than you can imagine on each plant. A single healthy plant is capable of producing hundreds. Several years ago, Sun Sugar was named by Sunset magazine as the best tasting tomato in their trials for its sweetness and rich tomato flavor that includes just the right amount of tartness. This disease-resistant plant is one of our very best cherry tomatoes and are easy to grow. The fruits are fantastic for salads or to just set out in bowls for snacking. Give the vines plenty of room; they can get 7 feet long or more and will bear through heat until frost, so give them a tall cage for support. Plants are resistant to fusarium wilt and tomato mosaic virus.
- Light: Full sun
- Fruit size: 1/2 inch to 1 inch
- Matures: 75 days
- Plant spacing: 36 inches apart
- Plant size: 7 to 9 feet tall
- Plant type: Indeterminate
* Photos and description courtesy of Bonnie Plants.