This strapping variety is one mellow fellow. Dr. Wyche’s Yellow Tomato produces like gangbusters, busting out one pound fruits with a lovely flavor. Indeterminate; matures 75-85 days from transplant. Certified organic!
This outstanding heirloom was given to Seed Savers Exchange (SSE) by Dr. John Wyche, one of SSE’s earliest members. The late doctor used to own Cole Brothers Circus which overwintered in Hugo, Oklahoma. He fertilized his terraced mountain-top gardens with elephant manure and scattered lion and tiger waste to keep out deer and rabbits.
Each packet contains approximately 50 seeds.
Planting and Harvesting Tips:
Start indoors and transplant to the garden after the last frost date. Choose a sunny location and provide plants plenty of room by spacing two feet apart in rows separated by five feet. Provide support and mulch well to conserve moisture and reduce weeds.
Fruit that is fully ripened on the vine has a much fuller flavor than fruits that are picked early and then allowed to ripen. However, if temperatures drop, you’ll want to bring all fruits (green or not) indoors. Store in a cool, dark spot — or paper bag — and green fruits will turn red within a week or two.