Organic Black Cherry Tomato - Lycopersicon lycopersicum
Organic, Open-Pollinated, Non-GMO Black Cherry Tomato Seeds
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.
- Sun: Full
- Indoors: 3-6 weeks before last frost
- Direct Sow: No
- Seed Count: 25
- Days to Maturity: 65
- Plant Size: 6'-10' vine
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.