Extra-early, compact plants bear loads of 2oz, globe-shaped fruits. Their golden color and strong, balanced flavor have earned this tomato a permanent slot in our crop plan. This Russian native, is impressively productive even in cool, wet seasons. At farmers market we mix Amber in pint containers with Scotia and Jaune Flamme for an irresistible “rainbow saladette” blend. Bred in Florida by Vince Sapp. Determinate.
Days to Maturity: 60
Latin name: Solanum lycopersicum
Life cycle: Annual
Start indoors mid-March through early May.
Optimal soil temperature for germination is 75-85°.
Seed depth: 1/8”. Plant spacing: deter. 12-18”, indeter. 24-36”.
Harden off before planting in ground.
Plant in full sun after danger of frost has passed.
Indeterminate varieties will require trellising.
All of our seed is Non-GMO and Certified Organic by Washington State Department of Agriculture. We grow the majority of our varieties here at Deep Harvest Farm on Whidbey Island while we purchase the rest from other small, organic Northwest seed growers. Finally, all of our offerings are open-pollinated (OP) so that you too can save and share seed from these plants!