'Glacier' will be one of your first ripe tomatoes of summer, and one of your last tomatoes in the fall! This 30″ tall plant sets fruit earlier and in cooler temperatures than other varieties, and continues to produce throughout the season. 2″ flavorful slicers are the perfect size for sandwiches. Enjoy the sweetness of summer longer than ever!
Botanical Name: Solanum lycopersicum
Days to Maturity: 55 days from transplanting
Hardiness: Frost-sensitive annual
Plant Dimensions: 30″ tall
Variety Information: Red, round, 2–3 ounce fruits. 'Glacier' has potato-leaf foliage.
Type: Semi-determinate, Slicer (Learn more)
Attributes: Good for Containers, Cold Tolerant
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: ¼”
Seed Spacing: A group of 3 seeds every 24″
Row Spacing: 36″
Thinning: When 2″ tall, thin to 1 every 24″
Harvesting: 'Glacier' tomatoes are at the peak of sun-ripened deliciousness when red, and have a slight give when gently squeezed.
This packet yields approximately 24 plants when started inside. 30 seeds.