Like sunshine in the garden, 'Golden Jubilee' is bright and golden with firm texture. Mild, low-acid flavor makes excellent tomato juice, sauce, and salsa. Small seed cavities means fewer seeds and more solid, meaty slices perfect for sandwiches and salads. Expect high yields of these 3" delights. 1943 All-America Selections award winner. Disease resistant.
• Botanical Name: Solanum lycopersicum
• Days to Maturity: 75–80 days from transplanting
• Family: Solanaceae
• Native: Andes
• 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
• 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.