Tomato, Golden Currant (Organic)
Solanum sp. Yellow Currant. 70 days. Indet.
An excellent currant tomato, producing tiny golden-yellow fruit packed with flavor that is fruitier than Yellow Currant and sweeter than Orange Currant. Plants are quite sprawling and require either a lot of space or a very sturdy trellising system as plants can grow to 8-10′ with huge yields. If you plant a few of these plants you will have currants coming out of your ears—in a good way. You will be sprinkling them into every salad, yum! Suspected to be a parent of the hybrid Sungold, but we have not confirmed this.
Sow indoors in flats with good potting soil as early as February, but no later than April. Keep warm and well-watered. Up pot seedlings into 4” pots once they have two true leaves. Transplant into the garden once danger of frost has passed.
Collect seeds from ripe fruit by squeezing into a jar and add 25% more water. Wait a few days for mold to form. When seeds sink and gel-sac is gone, stir, add water, then decant and rinse to clean. Dry thoroughly. Due to their wild nature, currant tomatoes are more likely to cross-pollinate than other tomatoes; isolate by 200′ for seed saving purposes.