Start tomatoes indoors 6-8 weeks before the last frost of spring, sowing the seeds in a flat 1/4″ deep and 1″ apart. Keep the temperature at 70-75 degrees F until germination, as well as providing adequate light in a sunny window or under a grow light; keep the soil moist, but make sure drainage is adequate. When the second set of leaves emerges, transplant the seedlings into individual pots; bury the stems up to the lowest set of leaves to grow strongly rooted plants. A week before planting the seedlings outside, begin exposing them to the weather during the day to harden them; tomatoes cannot endure cold weather, and should not be transplanted outside until all threat of frost has passed. When the soil temperature reaches at least 70 degrees F, plant the seedlings in full sun and very rich soil; once more, bury the entire stem up to the lowest set of leaves. If providing a trellis, space the plants 2′ apart, but if allowing the vines to spread, space the plants 3-4′ apart. For companion planting benefits, plant tomatoes with carrots or onions, but avoid planting them with cabbage or tomatoes.
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Higher in Vitamin C and lower in acid than many tomato varieties, the Golden Jubilee is a nutritious vegetable to add to your garden!
Seeds are great for Planting in Garden or for storing in a seed safe for emergency. Test the ripeness of tomatoes by pressing them gently; the flesh should yield slightly. The mature color also indicates ripeness. If the stem does not come easily off the vine, cut it with a scissors. Vine ripened tomatoes have the best flavor, but as soon as frost comes, all tomatoes should be harvested, even the green ones. Unripe tomatoes will ripen eventually if kept in a warm place out of direct sunlight.
Annual. 80 days. 36-48″ height. 30-36″ spacing. Produces globe shaped golden orange tomatoes that average 4-8 oz. Indeterminate.
USDA Zones: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Latin Name: Lycopersicon esceluntum Type: Open Pollinated, Heirloom, Indeterminate, Warm Season
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