Cherry Yellow Tomato, Patio Choice
Name Patio Choice Red Cherry Tomato
Botanical Name Solanum lycopersicum
Native to Tomatoes are native to South America
Sun Full sun
Soil Normal, loamy, well-drained
Width 18 - 20"
6" pots: $3.50
Gallon root pouch: 5.00
Clay pots and planters: Prices vary
Patio Choice Yellow tomato is a compact, disease resistant variety of tomato grown specifically for container gardening. The plant produces over 100, half ounce fruits (about 1" in diameter) on short vines. It really is perfect for patios or small gardens.
It is also the 2017 AAS Winner (ALL AMERICAN SELECTIONS - founded in 1932)
Will Tolerate &
Keeping in Going
Needs adequate water, especially when setting fruit
Tolerates heat and humidity
Tomatoes enjoy a little fertilizer. Try an organic fish emulsion such as Neptune's Harvest.
Cold temperatures slow growth and cause damage to roots.
Points of Interest
Patio Choice Yellow Tomato grows very well in containers. Its compact size makes it a nice choice for patios, balconies and small home gardens.
Resists: Verticillium Wilt, Fusarium wilt and Tobacco Mosaic Virus (TMV)
Patio Choice Yellow Cherry Tomato is a determinate variety that flourishes in containers (10" optimum).
Selected as the 2017 AAS Winner which is a non-profit organization that introduces new and improved plant varieties to consumers. The trial takes place throughout North American in a variety of climate zones and is conducted by impartial judges. They only accept new and previously unsold varieties.
Did you know that ripe apples and bananas contain ripening agents? To ripen green tomatoes place them indoors next to either of those fruits.