cherry tomatoes with tender/ thin skins

beth_b_kodiak(zone 5a)September 1, 2012

I'm looking for suggestions for next year. I like a tangy tomatoe but tender skin is important too.

Any color is OK too just want good flavor and a nice tender skin. What should I try?

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My favorite is Sungold, no other cherry tomato even comes close for me. When they're orange, they're very sweet, tangy, and tender. Hugely productive plant, as well.

    Bookmark   September 3, 2012 at 12:50AM
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beth_b_kodiak(zone 5a)

Thanks, I really like Sungold and hope to find some other colors that are similar.
Seems that a lot of red ones are so tough skinned they jump out of the bowl rather than be stuck by a fork.
Any more ideas/ suggestions?

    Bookmark   September 3, 2012 at 8:15PM
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The "Totally Tomato" catalog had a rain bow seed pack last year.
I have not tried them, but they are 4 colors of round cherry tomatoes.

    Bookmark   September 4, 2012 at 8:29PM
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michelliot(z7 ny)

I have a couple of Sungolds as well, growing in my yard. Amazing producer. Their skins are really too thin. Any rainfall and I'd say 75% the ripe ones at the time are bound to split open. They do, however, make up for it in quantity.

Highly recommended.........Elliot

    Bookmark   September 6, 2012 at 12:15PM
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mrswaz(Z5A NE WI)

Check out Lemon Drop- I ordered my seed from Seed Saver's Exhange. I like it much better than a Sungold, and it's a pretty light lemony yellow color.

Sweet 100's have a nice tender skin as well.

    Bookmark   September 6, 2012 at 5:30PM
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