Tiny Tim Tomato
Name Tiny Tim Tomato
Botanical Name Lycopersicon esculentum
Native to Tomatoes are native to South America
Water Water when top inch of soil is dry
Sun Full sun
Soil Normal, loamy and well-drained
6" pots: $3.50
One Gallon Root Pouch: $5.00
Clay pots and planters: Prices vary
Tiny Tim is a compact, heirloom tomato that thrives in containers. It has dark green leaves and bright, 4-ounce, red fruit. Because of its size (no staking), it is one of the easiest tomato plants to grow for the home gardener. Besides that, it is also a prolific producer and makes a great snack.
Will Tolerate &
Keeping in Going
Needs regular moisture
Full sun produces the best fruit. It will survive in part shade but will become leggy and produce less fruit.
Fertilize with organic fertilizer. We use Neptune's Harvest.
Points of Interest
Tiny Tim is an heirloom variety of tomato. Heirlooms are varieties that have existed for at least 50 years (some people say more). They have been saved by farmers and gardeners because of unique traits that are considered desirable.
Tiny Tim's compact nature and size make it an ideal plant for small spaces and patio gardeners.