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Solanum lycopersicum

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Isis Candy is part of the Solanum genus and is a Tomato variety. Its scientific name is Solanum lycopersicum 'Isis Candy'. 'Isis Candy' is considered a OP (open polliated) cultivar. This variety typically blooms in the following colours:   Painter yellow. This variety typically produces fruit in the following colours:   Red-orange.

A prolific producer of small orange and red bi-coloured cherry tomatoes, its fruits are approximately 1.5" in diameter. Inside the fruit is red/pink/red marbling, fruit reportedly sweetens as the season progresses. Regular leaf.1

Fruit grows in trusses of 6-8 tomatoes. Indeterminate variety averages 7-8 feet tall. Indeterminate.

It is an Fruit and is treated mainly as a Annual, This means that it grows best over the course of a single year. Isis Candy is known for growing to a height of approximately 1.20 metres (3.90 feet).

United States is believed to be where Isis Candy originates from.

Typically, Isis Candy Tomato is normally fairly low maintenance and can thus be quite easy to grow - only a basic level of care is required throughout the year to ensure it thrives. Being aware of the basic growing conditions this plant likes (soil, sun and water) will result in a strong and vibrant plant.

This variety plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Isis Candy have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Isis Candy

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Position in a full sun location and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Isis Candy is thought of as tender, so remember to wait until your soil is warm and the night time temperature is well above freezing before moving outside. Use USDA Hardiness Zone 3 - 14 as your guideline for the appropriate climate for this plant. Isis Candy requires a loamy soil with a ph of 5.0 - 6.0 - it grows best in moderately acidic soil to weakly acidic soil.

Growing Isis Candy from seed

Start seeds indoors six weeks before last frost date.

Try to aim for a seed spacing of at least 2.60 feet (80.0 cm) and sow at a depth of around 0.78 inches (2.0 cm). Soil temperature should be kept higher than 12°C / 54°F to ensure good germination.

By our calculations, you should look at sowing Isis Candy about 42 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Isis Candy

Transplant out when around 15cm (6 inches) high. Plant to first set of leaves to assure good rooting.

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Isis Candy is a tender plant.

Harvesting Isis Candy

Expect harvests to start to occur in mid summer.

Isis Candy Patent Information

Non-patented (Baker Creek carries only non-patented seeds2)

Isis Candy folklore & trivia

Bred by Joe Bratka of New Jersey, USA, one parent is Marizol Purple. Joe Bratka introduced it through SSE in 1992.

Latest Tomato 'Isis Candy' Reviews

  • By far the sweetest, best tasting heirloom cherry tomato we’ve ever grown. Prolific, and interestingly colored with a marbling effect of yellow and orange.

    5 stars

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