Both a commercial and home garden favourite, Yolo Wonder produces large uniform blocky thick walled fruits, harvested when dark green or bright red at maturity.
Suitable for salads but in particular stuffing and roasting where it has exceptional flavour and its firm skin assists pealing.
Plants are robust with thick foliage protecting fruit.
Good resistance to disease and calcium deficiency disorders – Yolo Spot.
Named after Yolo county California where it was introduced in 1952 by the Campbell's soup company.