'Ace 55' is a tried and true favorite! Robust flavor, lower acidity. Excellent yield and great for canning.
A 1950s heirloom, 'Ace' has excellent, fresh tomato flavor and is a lower-acid tomato. An old favorite for canning, 5"–6" diameter, 6–8 ounce fruits are just the right size to quarter and pack into jars. Yields are exceptional; as a determinate type, the majority of the fruits ripen over a 1 to 2 week period. In areas with a long growing season, sow in succession.
Variety Info1950 heirloom, resistant to verticillium wilt and fusarium wilt (Race 1). 6–8 oz., red, globe-shaped tomato.
RECOMMENDED. 4 to 6 weeks before transplanting. Transplant when air temperature is 45°F or warmer, usually 1 to 2 weeks after your average last frost date. Ideal soil temperature for germination is 70°–90°F.
For mild climates only: 1 to 2 weeks after your average last frost date, and when soil temperature is at least 60°F.