Golden Mama Tomato
Lycopersicon lycopersicum 'Golden Mama'

Family: Solanaceae (so-lan-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Lycopersicon (ly-koh-PER-see-kon) (Info)
Species: lycopersicum (ly-koh-PER-see-kum) (Info)
Cultivar: Golden Mama
Registered or introduced: 2007
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Height:

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Spacing:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Danger:

Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Seed Collecting:

N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Growing Habit:

Indeterminate

Fruit Shape:

Plum

Fruit Size:

Medium (under one pound)

Days to Maturity:

Mid (69-80 days)

Fruit Colors:

Yellow

Seed Type:

American hybrid

Usage:

Fresh, salad

Canning

Disease Resistance:

Unknown - Tell us

Leaf Type:

Regular Leaf

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Urbandale, Iowa

Irving, Texas

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Aug 6, 2007, DrDoolotz from Oxford, NS (Zone 5b) wrote:

The first golden yellow sauce tomato. Make a gorgeous golden sauce from the first yellow paste tomato bred. Prepare huge batches of yellow marinara from just a few plants. Besides the unique color, the taste is unusually mild and sweet. The compact plants yield enormous crops of 4-5 oz. fruits over an extremely long season. Indeterminate. 68 days.

I found the plants to be very prolific in a year when a lot of my heirloom plants were not so prolific. The fruits are a nice small size and make a very good sauce - I mixed with other yellows and oranges. I tasted them also prior to making the sauce and I found them to be better tasting than many plum style tomatoes, and surprisingly zesty for a yellow tomato. I will grow again. Mine were a bit longer than 68 days, but clo... read more