(Solanum lycopersicum) Developed in the late 1800s by James Chalk of
Norristown, Pennsylvania, introduced in 1910. A
great standard, main-crop variety. Heavy yields of
round, 4-6 ounce red fruits. Good flavor balance.
Indeterminate, 70–80 days from transplant.
6 weeks before last frost
Cage, stake or trellis
Green Thumb Tip Sow seeds indoors ¼" deep. Tomatoes are sensitive
to freezing temperatures, so wait to transplant
outdoors until the soil is warm. Plant in full sun.