Chuck's yellow tomato is an American heirloom first offered in the seed saver exchange catalog in 1995 and said to be named (source: Tomatofest) after the deceased gardener and seedsman Chuck Wyatt. The indeterminate beefsteak variety produce indeterminate regular leaf plants with good yields of large yellow orange golden tomatoes that are meaty, juicy and deliciously sweet. Chuck's yellow is a late variety with a 90 day cycle. The plant can reach up to 2 m and produces large tomatoes of 400 grams on average with excellent flavor. Chuck's yellow heirloom tomato was grown , harvested and seed saved in Cork Ireland.
Scientific Name: Solanum lycopersicum
Plant Life Cycle: Annual
Optimal Germination Temperature: 24C-28C
Germination time in days: 7-14 days
Indicative Days to maturity: 80-120 days
Sunlight: Full sun
Soil requirement: Well drained and rich
Sowing and cultivation: Start indoors 6-8 weeks before last frost. Sow seed in a propagator from March in warmth. Keep small plants in a sunny, frost-free environment until they can be planted in the greenhouse from late April or outdoors in late May. Plant with 61-91 cm spacing between plants.