Organic Black Cherry Tomato - Lycopersicon lycopersicum - The Living Seed Company LLC

Organic Black Cherry Tomato - Lycopersicon lycopersicum

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Black Cherry enhances veggie platters and appetizer trays, looks elegant as an edible garnish and will do wonders for a variety of salads.  Perfect for pasta, gazpacho, pizza, kabobs, bruschetta, salsa and a host of other culinary favorites.

A cherry tomato that embodies the complexity of a black tomato in a one inch body. Although not actually black, these tomatoes embody a more chocolately-red exterior with a smoky undertone and juicy interior. Characteristic being a perfectly round cherry and having a deep complex flavor that would enhance any dish calling for tomatoes. Generally grows in 8 – 10 fruit bunches and is a very prolific plant. Black Cherry enhances veggie platters and appetizer trays, looks elegant as an edible garnish and will do wonders for a variety of salads. Perfect for pasta, gazpacho, pizza, kabobs, bruschetta, salsa and a host of other culinary favorites.

 

  • Organic
  • Non-GMO
  • Annual
  • Sun: Full
  • Indoors: 3-6 weeks before last frost
  • Direct Sow: No 
  • Seed Count: 25
  • Days to Maturity: 65
  • Plant Size: 6'-10' vine

Growing Tips:

Seeds should be planted indoors and kept in a dome with a heated mat for 4-8 weeks. 

It is key that your new starts be hardened off.  This is a process that requires taking them outside during the day, for a period of time, before they are planted. This acclimates your seedlings to the outside world, meaning the elements like the wind and sun. We do it for several weeks to a month as this strengthens their stems and overall plant structure. 

  • Start for a short period of time initially, then graduate to more time each day
  • One week minimum is recommended
  • Bring them inside in the early evening and overnight
  • Keep an eye on them and constantly water them. Make sure they have not blown over. 

Seed Packet Instructions:

Organic Black Cherry Tomato Seed Packet