Yellow tomatoes are golden-yellow slicer tomatoes, characterised by their meaty texture. Yellow tomatoes are a good source of Vitamin A, calcium, iron, sulfur, potassium and lycopene, an antioxidant that strengthens the immune system.
Sprouts in: 1 - 2 weeks
Full size in: 12 - 17 weeks
Enjoy for: 12 - 17 weeks
Tomatoes love warmth and hate sudden temperature changes e.g. cool breeze. They do well at hot climates e.g. 30 degrees.
After sprouting, decrease the number of plants to one per pod to ensure enough space for the plant to grow. You can find more info and a video about thinning here.
The tomato doesn’t need that much care. You can pinch off any lower leaves which turn yellow.
The small yellow blossoms need to be artificially pollinated. For that gently shake your plant or use a clean paint brush to move pollen from one blossom to the next. You can pollinate with your fingertip as well. You can find a guide to pollination here.
Tomatoes need some time to ripen. During that time, plant care consists of cleaning the plant from its natural debris.
It will take 80 to 100 days from planting the pod to harvest ripe tomatoes
Once the tomatoes have ripened, the plant will start to degrade. The pod has fulfilled the purpose of its life - to produce fruits which contain its seeds.
- If your plant starts to bend because of its own weight, you can just stick a chopstick in the soil and support your plant with it.