'Patio Choice' is just exactly that—the ideal tomato for container gardening or small spaces! This eye-catching variety will provide you with an abundance of sweet, 1/2-ounce cherry tomatoes for canning, roasting, and drying. A delicious little snack! Beautiful in a container mixed with flowers. High yielding and performs well in heat and humidity. 2017 All-America Selections award winner. Excellent disease resistance, including Fusarium wilt, Verticillium wilt, and tobacco mosaic virus.
Botanical Name: Solanum lycopersicum (hybrid)
Days to Maturity: 45 days from transplanting
Hardiness: Frost-sensitive annual
Plant Dimensions: Plants are approximately 15″–18″ tall and 18″–20″ wide, depending on growing conditions.
Variety Information: 1/2-ounce, 1 ½ ” wide, bright yellow, round fruits. 'Patio Choice Yellow' is a determinate type tomato, resistant to Fusarium wilt, Verticillium wilt, and tobacco mosaic virus.
Type: Determinate, Cherry (Learn more)
Attributes: Disease Resistant, Good for Containers
When to Sow Outside: For mild climates only: 1 to 2 weeks after your average last frost date, and when soil temperature is at least 60°F.
When to Start Inside: RECOMMENDED. 4 to 6 weeks before transplanting. Transplant when air temperature is 45°F or warmer, usually 1 to 2 weeks after your average last frost date. Ideal soil temperature for germination is 70°–90°F.
Days to Emerge: 5–10 days
Seed Depth: 1/8″
Seed Spacing: A group of 3 seeds every 24″
Row Spacing: 36″
Thinning: When 2″ tall, thin to 1 every 24″
Harvesting: 'Patio Choice Yellow' tomatoes are at the peak of sun-ripened deliciousness when bright yellow, and have a slight give when gently squeezed.