Produces high yields
Fruits weight up to 1½ lbs. each
Ideal for fresh eating
Great disease resistance
This tomato really is the best of both worlds! These vibrant orange, beefsteak tomatoes produce a bountiful crop of fruits that can weigh up to 1 1/2 lbs. Great for fresh eating, use these orange beauties to add color to salads, salsas, sauces and more. Indeterminate. Disease Resistance: F V. 74 DAYS.
Lycopersicon lycopersicum ‘Gurney’s® Orange Whopper’
Height: 6 – 8 feet. Indeterminate (will grow and produce fruit until frost. These plants should be supported by stakes or tomato cages).
Spacing: 24 – 36 inches.
Depth:Plant outdoors after any chance of frost is past. When transplanting, set the plant deep, up to the first true leaves, by digging a deep hole or trench. The stem will develop roots along it’s length.
Spread:2 – 4 feet.
Light Required:Full Sun
Yield: Heavy yields.
Size: 15 Seed Pkt
Fruit: Large tangerine colored, beefsteak-type tomatoes up to 1 1/2 lbs.
Days To Maturity: 74 Days
Germination: 5 – 10 Days
Form: Vegetable, Tomato, Hybrid Tomato, Indeterminate Tomato
Flower Form: Small yellow flowers.
Soil Requirements: Rich, well-drained soil.
Growth Rate: Moderate to fast growth rate.
Seed Count: Approximately 15 seeds per packet.
Pruning: Prune by cutting out suckers (auxiliary shoots between the stems and the leaves) to produce larger fruit. Fruit also ripens earlier since the sun can reach it more easily.
Foliage: Green foliage.