- Winner of SSE’s 2006 Tomato Tasting
- Round fruits grow to 2 inches
- Round fuzzy yellow fruits
- Sweet, juicy, well-balanced flavor
- Heavy producer
- Resistant to rot
- Indeterminate - Fruit ripens throughout the season
- 80 days from transplant
- ±11,900 seeds/oz
Tomato, Wapsipinicon Description
(aka Yellow Peach, White Peach) Originated with Elbert S. Carman in 1890 under the name White Peach. This strain came from Dennis Schlicht and is named after the Wapsipinicon River in northeast Iowa. Heavy producer of 2" round fuzzy yellow fruits. Sweet, juicy, well-balanced flavor. Winner of SSE’s 2006 Tomato Tasting. Rot resistant. Indeterminate, 80 days from transplant. ±11,900 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.