Botanical Name: Solanum lycopersicum
Days to Maturity: 75–80 days from transplanting
Hardiness: Frost-sensitive annual
Plant Dimensions: Vines up to 6′ or longer
Variety Information: It took 6 generations of breeding to stabilize this cross between ‘Tangerine’ and ‘Rutgers’ tomatoes, and the result was this impressive, 6–8 ounce, 3″, golden tomato released in 1943. Fruit may occasionally have green “shoulders”. ‘Golden Jubilee’ has resistance to Alternaria stem canker.
Type: Indeterminate, Slicer (Learn more)
Attributes: Disease Resistant, Low Acid
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″–36″
Row Spacing: 36″
Thinning: When 2″ tall, thin to 1 every 24″–36″
Harvesting: ‘Golden Jubilee’ tomatoes are at the peak of sun-ripened deliciousness when bright golden-orange, and have a slight give when gently squeezed.