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Chocolate Cherry Tomato

Complex Gourmet Flavor

These indeterminate plants are loaded with clusters of sweet and delicious little gems. The 1-in. cherry-like fruits are rich brick red with deep chocolate shading. These luscious treats are perfect for salads, slicing or canning with an exceptional fresh flavor that is rich and complex. 70 DAYS. Tomato plants are not available in CA, OR, WA.
  • Zone 3 - 9 annual.
  • Height 4 - 6 feet. Indeterminate.
  • Germination 8 - 10 days.
  • Shade Required Full sun

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  • 80652
  • Pkt.-approx 25 seeds per packet
  • $3.99
  • 64535
  • Plants-3 per offer
  • $12.99
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  • Botanical Name: Lycopersicon lycopersicum 'Black Cherry'
  • Height: 4 - 6 feet. Indeterminate.
  • Spacing: 18 - 24 inches between plants, 3 -5 feet between rows.
  • Depth: Start seeds indoors 6 - 8 weeks before planting outdoors. Plant seeds 1/4 inch deep. Transplant outdoors after any chance of frost is past (may use Kozy Koats #80842 to plant earlier). When transplanting, set the plant deep, up to the first true leaves, b
  • Spread: 3 - 4 feet wide.
  • Sun/Shade: Full sun
  • Pollinator: Self pollinating.
  • Yield: 100 lbs/100 foot row.
  • Foliage: Green foliage.
  • Fruit: Attractive rich brick-red with rich brown shading.
  • Days To Maturity: 70 days from transplanting in the garden.
  • Form: Annual.
  • Soil Requirements: Rich, Deep, well-drained pH 5.5-6.8
  • Growth Rate: Medium growth rate.
  • Seed Count: Approximately 25 seeds per packet.
  • Pruning: Prune by cutting out suckers (axillary shoots between the stems and the leaves) to produce larger fruit. Fruit also ripens earlier since the sun can reach it more easily.
  • Size: 1 inch round cherry type tomatoes.
  • Comments: Clusters of delicious cherry tomatoes offer a complex sweet & delicious, gourmet flavor. Plants are loaded with these little gems, colored with a unique palette of rich reds & chocolates. Heirloom, open pollinated variety.

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