SunSugar Tomato is a hybrid, indeterminate cherry tomato variety that is known to be one of the best-tasting cherry tomato varieties in existence. SunSugar produces heavy yields of fruits that grow in clusters for easy harvesting. These fruits are rich in Vitamin A and taste like candy. You’ll probably eat them all before getting them in the house!
Unlike other cherry tomato varieties, SunSugar has a thinner skin and is crack-resistant, even in variable conditions. This provides a longer harvest window and more lenience in periods of heavy rainfall. Plants will bear fruits throughout the entire warm season until the first frost. Fruits may be harvested when they turn yellow and are slightly tart, or they can mature to a deep-orange color for a sweeter flavor.
Tomatoes are in the nightshade family along with peppers and eggplant. Plants in the nightshade family are susceptible to blossom end rot, which is a result of a calcium deficiency. To prevent or alleviate this problem, apply pelleted gypsum at the base of the plant at bloom set. Tomatoes do best when transplanted, as the germination time can be longer than most vegetable seed. They grow very well in our heavy-duty seed starting trays. Plants should be started 4-6 weeks before the intended outdoor planting date.
If conditions outside are favorable, transplants may be planted directly from our 162 cell trays. If conditions are still too cold for planting tomatoes, transplants may be “stepped-up” to 4″ pots to allow more room to grow. Tomatoes can produce heavy fruits and will require some form of support to keep the plant upright. This ensures that plants and fruits stay off the ground, reducing the possibility of disease and keeping fruits clean.
SunSugar Tomato Planting Information
Planting Method: transplant
When to Plant: after last frost
Planting Depth: 1/4″
Seed Spacing: 2′
Row Spacing: 3-4′
Days to Maturity: 65
Disease Resistance: Fusarium Wilt, Tobacco Mosaic Virus