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Black Cherry Tomato
sku: 1-1210a  

A cherry tomato with the rich, dark flavor of other black tomatoes. With true round cherry fruits about 1 1/2 in diameter, these bushy plants can grow up to 8' tall. Very easy to grow and great for snacking. 65 days.

Shipping start date : 03/01/2021
Shipping end date : 06/21/21
Planting recommendation : Warm Season last frost date
Type of Plant : Heirloom or Open Pollinated
Color of Fruit : Black and Purples
Size of Fruit : Small Cherry types
Time to Harvest : Early Varieties
Size of Mature Plant : 18-24 diameter spacing
Growing Type : Indeterminate
Reg. Price:  $6.45
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A cherry tomato with the rich, dark flavor of other black tomatoes. With true round cherry fruits about 1 1/2 diameter, these black cherry tomato plants can grow up to 8' tall. Very easy to grow and great for snacking. 65 days.

Growing Tomatoes requires a few basic things for success:

  • ·        Planting after your last frost date in Spring
  • ·        Good Soil, with enough room for each plant to grow, weed free
  • ·        6+ hours of sunlight
  • ·        At least 1” of rain per week or supplemental watering to achieve the same amount.
  • ·        Organic Vegetable Fertilizer blended for Tomatoes, with calcium included, used as directed.
  • ·        Strong Supports for the plants to grow on.
  • ·        Proper pH level from 5.5-6.2
  • ·        Daytime temperatures from 70-85, Nighttime temperatures 55-71 degrees for flowers to form fruit
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 Average Rating:  5 Star Rating
 based on 9 Customer Reviews  
   AMAZING!, April 23, 2018  By Anonymous (naperville, IL)(Verified)
This plant produced and produced all summer long and were a huge hit! YUM!
   Exceptional Taste, October 11, 2016  By Dianne 
Loved it, took some doing to get my co-workers to try them. Fruity taste, bold, tomato-ie.. very good cherry tomato
   Beautiful Fruit Exceptional Produce, October 11, 2016  By Kim 
These Black Cherry Tomatoes were so pretty I hated to see them go. Their flavor was delicious as well. By far my favorite variety. They grew well in our raised bed garden here in metro Atlanta. I will definitely buy these next year.
   Give It A Try!, October 11, 2016  By Ron Jones 
ABSOLUTELY INCREDIBLE!! The best bite size tomato we have ever tasted...AND...our friends here in the Sacramento CA area all say the same thing!!........GROWS WELL from the BOTTOM of a HANGING used and empty KITTY LITTER plastic bucket suspended from our patio roof eave.....hooked to a drip system meager sprinkler & watered daily. Actually, I put one on top and one on the bottom.....give it a try!!
   Delicious!!, October 11, 2016  By Deidra 
I grew these on the back porch in an Earthbox. I planted them at the beginning of May and they are still going strong-it is September 5. My boyfriend said they taste like plums.
   Move Over Sun Gold, October 11, 2016  By Doreen 
Easy to grow, prolific and rich, dense tomato taste. I thought I'd never find a cherry I love more than Sungold, but these have neighbors lining up with outstretched hands.
   Great Taste!, October 11, 2016  By Dianne 
These mini purples are delicious and because of the color a great novelty - makes your salads look gourmet. Prolific producer - will use a cage next year because it is very bushy. Did well in Atlanta area during low rain season with drip watering.
   Wow, October 11, 2016  By Drew 
This was my first year growing Black Cherry tomatoes and the plant was MASSIVE. It was easily 8 feet tall, I wouldn't be surprised if it was 9+ feet when laid out. It was a heavy producer all season long straight through to November. Region 7a.
   Awesome, October 11, 2016  By Brandi 
Only bought one of these plants last year Will be buying several more than that this year!