- Full Sun (At Least 6 Hours Of Direct Sunlight)
- Mature Height 6 - 8 Feet
- Mature Spread 4 - 6 Feet
- Growing Zones 8 - 10
With its unusual dark color and sweet and delicious flavor, the Black Cherry Cherry Tomato Plant is definitely one to consider. Aside from its unique hue, it is grown as a typical indeterminate tomato and is harvestable in as little as 65 days. Producing heavy yields, its juicy, small fruits are perfect for eating raw or adding to salads. Best eaten straight off the vine, the fruits can be stored at room temperature or in a refrigerator for longer if required.
Black Cherry Cherry Tomato Plant Care
Black Cherry is a sun-loving plant that is tender and can be damaged by cold weather. If grown from seed, they are best sowed undercover 6-8 weeks before the last frost and only planted out once temperatures have risen. Suitable for growing outdoors or in a greenhouse, the Black Cherry Cherry Tomato Plant thrives when grown in a rich and fertile soil in full sun. Growing to more than six feet high, support is required and the suckers should be removed regularly.
Growing Black Cherry Cherry Tomato Plant
Producing harvestable fruits from 65 days after sowing, some patience is required but the wait is worth it. This Black Cherry Tomato can grow to eight feet tall by four feet wide and needs adequate space around it for good air circulation. When growing from seed, Black Cherry should be sown indoors as they require heat for germination.
This tomato can be grown in a large container with a diameter of 18 inch or more. Use rich and fertile compost, as tomato plants are heavy feeders.
Watering Black Cherry Cherry Tomato Plant
Regular watering is necessary with the goal to keep the soil evenly moist. However, avoid overwatering, which can lead to a waterlogged soil and the roots rotting.
Feeding Black Cherry Cherry Tomato Plant
Once planted out in its final position, Black Cherry will highly benefit from being regularly fed. A specific tomato fertilizer is advisable to encourage flowering and heavy yields.
Black Cherry Cherry Tomato Plant Information
|USDA Hardiness Zones: 8 - 10|
|Plant Type: Edible Plants|
|Light Exposure: Full Sun (At Least 6 Hours Of Direct Sunlight)|
|Mature Height: 6 - 8 Feet|
|Mature Spread: 4 - 6 Feet|
|Spacing: 4 - 6 Feet|
|Flower Color(s): None|
|Foliage Type: Herbaceous|
|Foliage Color(s): Green|
|Seasonal Interest: Summer Flowering|
|Attracts: Birds, Butterflies|
|Uses: Borders, Containers, Mass Planting|
|Features: Attracts Pollinators, Low Maintenance|
|Brand: Goodness Grows|
|Common Name: Black Cherry Cherry Tomato Plant|
|Other Name(s): Black Cherry Cherry Tomato|
|Scientific Name: Tomato 'Black Cherry'|
Please Note: The pictures below are to give a general representation of the different container sizes. The actual size/ages of plants are estimates and will vary based on; type of plant, time of year, last pruning & many other factors.
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