This beauty is both early and has an incredible sweet, rich flavor. 10 out of 10 people liked it better than Cherokee Purple in a farmers market taste off. Compact plants yield a nice quantity of medium sized beefsteak fruits throughout the growing season. The gold/green stripes are more pronounced early in the season.
Season: mid season
Uses: salads, fresh snacking, slicing
Soil Requirements: 6.0 to 6.8 (mildly acidic),6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
Propagation Methods: From seed, sow seeds indoors 6 weeks before last spring frost. Sow 2-3 seeds per pot and thin to one plant per container. After four weeks, transplant seedlings to larger pots, and about 10 days before the last spring frost, begin hardening the plants to the outdoors. Transplant your plants to a sunny, highly composted location when soil temperatures are at least 55 to 60 degrees Fahrenheit . Stake or cage the plants for support and to prevent sprawling on the ground.
Other Details: Average water needs, water regularly, do not over-water