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Week 4 – January 28, 2023

Plant Information

Sun Dipper Tomato

New variety!
  • Sun Dipper Tomato - Bloom
  • Sun Dipper Tomato - Container

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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Solanum lycopersicum

Common Name: Tomato, Small-Fruited

Hardiness Degree: 50°F (10.0°C)

Blooming Season: Late Spring, Summer

Plant Habit: Climbing, Upright

Characteristics: Culinary Use

Water: Medium

Fertilize: Every two weeks

Spacing: 18 - 36" (46 - 91cm)

Height: 60 - 84" (152 - 213cm)

Width: 36 - 48" (91 - 122cm)

Exposure: Sun

General Information: Sun Dipper is an orange “dipper” tomato with elongated fruit that is easily held between your fingers for dipping in dressing on a vegetable platter. This unique fruit shape is eye-catching and delicious. Sun Dipper plant is indeterminate and has great resistance to in-ground diseases like Fusarium and Nematodes. 

Grower Information:

Just right for dipping
Sun Dipper’s elongated fruit can be held between your fingers for easy use with dips and sauces. The orange fruit looks great on a vegetable platter and tastes delicious. The fruit’s unique shape will stand out at retail and the durable plant has great resistance to in-ground diseases, as well.

  • Sun Dipper is an orange “dipper” tomato with elongated fruit that is easily held between your fingers for dipping in dressing on a vegetable platter.
  • This unique elongated fruit shape is eye-catching and delicious, and it’s perfect for differentiating vegetable programs at retail. 
  • The plant is indeterminate and has resistance to Fusarium, Nematodes and Tobacco Mosaic Virus.
  • Sun Dipper performs well in field production as well as high tunnels.
  • Prune plant to 1 to 2 leaders to increase fruit size up to 3 to 4 in. (8 to 10 cm) long.