Tomato 'Chalk's Early Jewel' Seeds

4-6 oz. smooth, red, oblong, meaty globe fruits.

Availability: In stock

$2.95
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Details

Created by James Chalk of Norristown, Pennsylvania who introduced this tomato in 1899. The Stokes Company commercially introduced it in 1904. The plants are good producers of 4-6 oz. smooth, red, oblong, meaty globe fruits. The tomatoes have a sweet, old-fashioned flavor with balanced acidity. Perfect for sandwiches, salads, and slicing.

Michigan Seeds grown on our farm Renegade Acres in Howell, MI!

Certified Organic by Oregon Tilth.

Additional Info

Botanical Name Lycopersicon lycopersicum
Life Cycle Annual
Min. Time to Germinate 5 Days
Max. Time to Germinate 10 Days
Depth to Sow Seeds 1/4 in.
When to Sow Indoors 6-8 weeks before last spring frost
Growing Height 6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)
Plant Spacing 24-36 in. (60-90 cm)
Hardiness N/A
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Danger Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested
Growth Habit Indeterminate
Soil pH Requirements 6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic), 6.6 to 7.5 (neutral), 7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)
Days to Harvest 70-80
Propagation Methods From herbaceous stem cuttings, From seed; sow indoors before last frost
Seed Collecting Allow unblemished fruit to ripen; clean and dry seeds, Ferment seeds before storing
Open Pollinated (OP) Yes
Usage Fresh, slicing
Fruit Color Red
Fruit Size Medium (under one pound)
Seeds Per Pack 25