I've grown Sun Gold Tomatoes for the past 6 years here in southern NH, and I
can't say enough good things about them.
For those who don't know this variety, it's a cherry tomato with a bright
orange color and the most intense tomato taste ever. And best of all, it
grown like a weed. They are very vigorous and each cluster (for lack of a
better word) has about a dozen tomatoes on them. It peak season right now
and each day I go out I pick nearly 30-40 of them (and that's just from 2
plants). Of course all the rain and hot weather we've had has helped. I've
also planted then in containers and they seem to do almost as well except
the fruits are a bit smaller.
Just wanted to pass on my experience, and to plant a seed (no pun intended).
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Doin' them in Maryland this year in a raised bed. I have a single
plant with 9 stems, each at least 6 feet long, that I've individually
staked. Producing like mad. I personally hate raw tomatos but SWMBO
and the kids love them.
In a 3-gallon pot on my sunny fire escape, the SunSugar plant is vigorous,
bushy, and resolutely cranking out truss after truss of little cherry
tomatoes. They're glowing orange, just beginning to ripen, and have a
wonderful sweet flavor so unlike the Sungold tomatoes I've bought at the
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Yes, I have grown Sungold here in the UK for several years. Whilst
other varieties have come and gone, Sungold is always reliable and
In recent years, I have often lost tomatoes due to Blight. However,
even though many of my other tomatoes have been affected by blight
this year, the Sungolds have carried on producing.
Give 'em a go.
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