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Chocolate Cherry Tomato

Complex Gourmet Flavor

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Chocolate Cherry Tomato

Complex Gourmet Flavor

  • Produces dense clusters of 1 in. fruits
  • Attractive, brick-red cherry tomatoes
  • Ideal for snacking, salads, canning
  • Indeterminate
  • Heirloom, open-pollinated variety
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.

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Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country using the shipping timeframes outlined below. We continually monitor weather conditions for extreme hot or cold and adjust shipping schedules as needed. Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items in July and August.

2022 Fall Shipping Schedule
ZONE SEEDS
1A to 4A 6/1/22 - 10/28/22
4B 6/1/22 - 10/28/22
5A 6/1/22 - 10/28/22
5B 6/1/22 - 10/28/22
6A 6/1/22 - 10/28/22
6B 6/1/22 - 10/28/22
7A 6/1/22 - 10/28/22
7B 6/1/22 - 10/28/22
8A & B 6/1/22 - 10/28/22
9A & B 6/1/22 - 10/28/22
10A & B 6/1/22 - 10/28/22
Last Order Date All Grow Zones:Oct 24, 2022

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Product Details

Product Details

  • Botanical Name: Lycopersicon lycopersicum 'Chocolate Cherry'
  • Height: 4 - 6 feet. Indeterminate.
  • Spacing: 18 - 24 inches between plants, 3 -5 feet between rows.
  • Depth:Plant seeds 1/4 inch deep. Transplant outdoors after any chance of frost is past. When transplanting, set the plant deep, up to the first true leaves, by digging a deep hole or trench. The stem will develop roots along its length.
  • Spread:3 - 4 feet
  • Light Required:Full Sun
  • Pollinator:Self pollinating.
  • Yield: 100 lbs/100 foot row.
  • Color: Yellow
  • Size: 25 Seed Pkt
  • Fruit: Attractive rich brick-red with rich brown shading. 1-inch, round, cherry-type tomatoes.
  • Days To Maturity: 70 Days
  • Zone: 3-9
  • Germination: 8 - 10 Days
  • Form: Vegetable, Tomato, Heirloom Tomato
  • Flower Form: Small yellow flowers.
  • Soil Requirements: Rich, deep, well-drained soil pH 5.5-6.8
  • Growth Rate: Moderate 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.
  • Foliage: Green foliage.

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