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Tommy Toe Tomato

Description
Vigorous with Heavy Yields
Glossy, bright red, 1 in. fruits have a rich, complex flavor that is not overly sweet. Tommy Toe Candy Tomato has won many taste tests over the years. Its extremely vigorous plants produce hundreds of fruits, even in heat and humidity. The fruits are excellent for snacking and fresh salads. This heirloom variety, originating in the Ozarks in the 1900s, is also known as Steakhouse. Its indeterminate vines exhibit good disease resistance and keep producing until frost. Staking is recommended. Seeds can be planted indoors about 6-8 weeks before transplanting outdoors in the garden. Approx. 30 seeds per pkt. 75 DAYS.
Product Details
  • Seasonboth Spring & Fall
  • Unit of Measureapprox. 30 seeds per pkt.
  • FormUpright-Indeterminate
  • LightFull sun.
  • Height4-5 feet.
  • Spread3-3 1/2 feet.
  • Spacing3-4 fet.
  • Zones3-9 (Annual)
  • FoliageGreen foliage-typical tomato.
  • Flower FormSmall yellow flowers
  • FruitGlossy, bright red, 1-inch cherry tomatoes with a not-overly-sweet, complex flavor that has won it many taste tests.
  • Germination5 - 10 days
  • Soil RequirementsRich, well-drained soil.
  • Growth RateMOderate growth rate.
  • Seed Count30 seeds per packet.
  • PruningPrune by cutting out suckers (auxiliary shoots between the stems and the leaves) to produce larger fruit. Fruit also ripens earlier since the sun can reach it more easily.
  • PollinatorSelf pollinating.
  • CommentsThis heirloom variety is extremely vigorous, producing hundreds of glossy, bright red, 1-inch cherry tomatoes during the season. The juicy fruit is loved for its rich, complex flavor that is not overly sweet. Keeps producing, even through heat and humidity. Originated in the Ozarks in the 1900s. Also known as Steakhouse. Amazing vigor that produces hundreds of 1-inch cherry tomatoes with a much-loved, complex flavor!
  • YieldVigorous-great yields.
  • Botanical NameLycopersicon lycopersisum 'Tommy Toe'
  • HeaderVigorous with Heavy Yields
  • DepthSeeds - 1/4 inch deep. When transplanting, set the plant deep, up to the first true leaves, by digging a deep hole or trench. The stem will develop roots along its length.
  • Days To Maturity75 days from transplant.
Shipping Schedule

Shipping Schedule

Orders for general merchandise and gift certificates are typically shipped within 5 business days. Most times, orders having items with different shipping schedules are held in full until the entire order is ready to ship based on your grow zone.

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country using the shipping timeframes outlined below. We continually monitor weather conditions for extreme hot or cold and adjust shipping schedules as needed. Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items in July and August.

2018 Spring Shipping Schedule for Plants
Zones Tomatoes & Peppers Potatoes Sweet Potatoes Onion Plants
1A-4A 5/14 - 6/1 3/26 - 6/15 5/21 - 6/8 4/2 - 5/11
4B 5/14 - 6/1 3/26 - 6/15 5/21 - 6/8 4/2 - 5/11
5A 5/14 - 6/1 3/5 - 6/15 5/14 - 6/8 3/26 - 5/11
5B 5/14 - 6/1 3/5 - 6/15 4/30 - 6/8 3/26 - 5/11
6A 4/23 - 6/1 3/5 - 6/15 4/30 - 6/8 3/5 - 5/11
6B 4/23 - 6/1 3/5 - 6/15 4/30 - 6/8 2/26 - 5/11
7A 4/23 - 6/1 2/26 - 6/15 4/30 - 6/8 2/19 - 5/11
7B 4/2 - 6/1 2/26 - 6/15 4/30 - 6/8 2/12 - 5/11
8A & B 4/2 - 6/1 2/19 - 6/15 4/23 - 6/8 1/29 - 5/11
9A & B 4/2 - 6/1 2/12 - 6/15 4/23 - 6/8 1/2 - 5/11
10A & B 4/2 - 6/1 2/12 - 6/15 4/16 - 6/8 1/2 - 5/11
Last Order Date 5/28 6/11 6/4 5/7
Zones Bareroot Roses Large Bareroots, Trees & Shrubs Tender Annuals All other Perennials & Potted Plants
1A-4A 4/16 - 6/1 4/2 - 6/22 4/30 - 6/8 4/30 - 6/22
4B 4/16 - 6/1 4/2 - 6/22 4/30 - 6/8 4/30 - 6/22
5A 4/1 - 6/1 3/19 - 6/22 4/30 - 6/8 4/2 - 6/22
5B 3/19 - 6/1 3/5 - 6/22 3/30 - 6/8 3/19 - 6/22
6A 3/5 - 6/1 3/5 - 6/22 4/30 - 6/8 3/5 - 6/22
6B 3/5 - 6/1 3/5 - 6/22 4/30 - 6/8 3/5 - 6/22
7A 2/26 - 6/1 2/12 - 6/22 4/2 - 6/8 2/26 - 6/22
7B 2/26 - 6/1 2/12 - 6/22 4/2 - 6/8 2/26 - 6/22
8A & B 2/19 - 6/1 2/12 - 5/25 4/2 - 6/8 2/20 - 5/25
9A & B 1/22 - 6/1 2/12 - 5/25 4/2 - 6/8 2/12 - 5/25
10A & B 1/22 - 6/1 2/12 - 5/25 4/2 - 6/8 2/12 - 5/25
Last Order Date 5/28 1A-7B: 6/18 6/4 1A-7B: 6/18
8A-10B: 5/21 8A-10B: 5/21

Additional Shipping Notes:

The type of product you order or the weather in our area to yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule, shifting earlier or later, depending.

Trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until full dormant for optimum stress protection.

In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to send your orders via the U.S. Postal Service or FedEx. Large orders or large items may be shipped to you in multiple packages.

Please note that we cannot ship outside the 48 contiguous states.

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