Tomato, Lemon Drop

Solanum lycopersicum
$2.99 to $49.20
SKU: 1233A
  • Organic
  • Winner of SSE’s 2010 Tomato Tasting
  • Translucent yellow-green fruits grow to ½-¾ inch
  • Refreshing tart-sweet flavor
  • Tolerates cold and wet weather
  • Indeterminate - Fruit ripens throughout the season
  • 80-90 days from transplant

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Tomato, Lemon Drop Description

Winner of SSE’s 2010 Tomato Tasting. Seed originally from Florida SSE member J. T. Sessions, who found this sport growing with his Snow White Cherry plants. Heavy sets of ½-¾" translucent yellow-green cherry tomatoes. Refreshing tart-sweet flavor. Continues producing even in cold wet growing conditions. Indeterminate, 80-90 days from transplant.

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.