Tomato, Cream Sausage

Solanum lycopersicum
$2.99 to $171.50
SKU: 1314
  • Elongated yellow plum-shaped fruits
  • Meaty flesh with mild flavor
  • Very productive
  • Excellent for containers
  • Determinate - Fruit ripens over a 2 week period
  • 80 days from transplant
  • ±11,300 seeds/oz

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Tomato, Cream Sausage Description

A uniquely colored variety bred by SSE member Thomas Wagner and named Banana Cream. Introduced by Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds in 2004 as Cream Sausage. Yellow elongated plum-shaped fruits with meaty flesh and pleasantly mild flavor. Great for salsa and salads. Productive bushy plants do not require staking, excellent for containers. Determinate, 80 days from transplant. ±11,300 seeds/oz.

Learn to Grow it

You should start plants indoors 4-6 weeks before the last frost date for transplanting them into the garden. Plant them outdoors 2-4 weeks after your last expected frost.

Plant your seeds 1/4-1/2 in. deep in soil trays or pots. Transfer them to 3-4 in. pots when their true leaves appear. When transplanting, bury seedlings up the stems up to their leaves.

Make sure that your soil is well fertilized as this crop is a heavy feeder and takes a lot of nutrients from the soil. Consider adding compost to the soil the year before you plant.

These plants prefer warm weather and soil so they should be grown when temperatures are over 68 degrees F. You should avoid watering them from above as damp leaves may be susceptible to disease.