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Sungold Select II Tomato (25 seeds) (TO121) $2.50

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Sungold Select II Tomato

         
 
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This is a selection from the regular Sungold tomato, sent to us by Reinhard Kraft of Germany. This is one of the tastiest orange cherry tomatoes out there! This little cherry was the favorite of many of our staff last summer; we love the sweet tangy taste! This variety is not completely stable and a few plants still produced red fruit.
 
Sungold Select II Tomato
Overall Rating:
         
4.0
 
 
Number of Reviews: 19
Easy to Grow 4.0
EarlyMaturity 3.5

78.9% would recommend this item to a friend.

 
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3 out of 3 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
DiatomaceousEarth
Location:
Bolton, VT, United States
Date:
August 22, 2016
          5.0
 
A great OP sungold
Easy to Grow 5.0
EarlyMaturity 5.0
 

What are the pros? Tasty and prolific

What are the cons? None

Review:

It is hard to find open-pollinated sun golds, so I was happy to find them at Baker Creek. This is an easy to grow cherry, that produces larger-then-average fruit. Plants are robust, tall, and healthy. Fruiting is prolific, and while not the first cherry to ripen in my garden, was a close second. The taste is wonderful, though skins are a little thick. One benefit of this is that I haven't found a single split sun gold on my 3 plants, as compared to some other cherries where splitting of fruit is common-place. I have already saved seeds to plant this in my garden next year.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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3 out of 3 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
audralynn
Location:
Willoughby, OH, United States
Date:
August 1, 2016
          5.0
 
Delicous Little Guys
Easy to Grow 5.0
EarlyMaturity 5.0
 

What are the pros? Taste

What are the cons? None

Review:

I live in Ohio on Lake Erie. I started these indoors in March and mid April I had to go out of town so I put these in the ground earlier than I should have. We had several nights that got down to the low 40s well through May. These little guys started getting very thick stems and made it through, while some of the other varieties I planted couldn't handle it. They started producing and ripening quickly and has several stages of growth. It is now August first and I still have many green and more ripening everyday, but the plant is starting to brown. Great taste and beautiful color!

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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5 out of 5 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
Kate
Location:
Philadelphia, PA, United States
Date:
April 12, 2016
          4.0
 
Good but not the holy grail
Easy to Grow 5.0
EarlyMaturity 4.0
 

What are the pros? Disease resistant, early

What are the cons? Not quite Sungold

Review:

I grew a single Sungold Select II last year next to a conventional hybrid F1 Sungold. For those who are unaware, many tomato growers have been trying to create an open-pollinated version of Sungold with, generally, little success. My plant grew true, with little orange globes on long trusses. The fruit was tasty, but in a side-by-side comparison it just didn't stack up to its parent. It's less sweet and softer. The foliage didn't have that distinctive "Sungold" smell (a musky, hippie-esque smell, if you catch my drift) and the OP plant wasn't nearly as productive as the hybrid. That said, it's a decent dupe and has many of Sungold's great qualities like disease resistance. If you have a huge garden, I'd say the cost-savings of being able to save seed from Sungold Select II out is worth the slightly inferior taste/production. As for me, with my little urban space, a single packet of Sungold F1 lasts me years, so I'll stick with that until Kraft releases a new strain.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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10 out of 11 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
Farmby
Location:
Kansas City MO, MO, United States
Date:
November 24, 2015
          5.0
 
My FAVORITE Cherry Tom
Easy to Grow 5.0
EarlyMaturity 4.0
 

What are the pros? Everything

What are the cons? Nothing

Review:

This was the first year we grew these. WOW!!! Superb flavor and loads and loads of brilliant orange tomatoes on each plant. We did these in containers and the plants grew 6' tall and bushy to boot! The flavor was tart AND sweet. Just what we love. The skins are very thin but strong. These never split and were completely undisturbed by pests in our 100% organic garden. All six plants produced beautiful, perfectly round, bright orange tomatoes with a diameter similar to a nickel. Highly recommended! Mmm...

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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1 out of 10 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
br20042003
Location:
Edenton, NC, United States
Date:
November 15, 2015
          1.0
 
Nothing grew
Easy to Grow 0.0
EarlyMaturity 0.0
 

What are the pros? package picture

What are the cons? no growth

Review:

So I brought the seeds at the end of the growing season last year trying to replenish seed selection. Planted all my tomatoes and peppers in cups (5 seeds per variety in each cup) and waited. Everything came up except the sungolds. After two weeks started over 2 seeds, fresh dirt, new cup still nothing. Last time planted all remaining seeds same method. Still nothing but green algae. Accepted that I was not going to get a plant to grow so I brought one. Got about 5 tomatoes and they werent sweet. None of my cherry tomatoes did good so I guess it wasnt too much of a loss.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

Was this review helpful? Yes  No
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