- Full Sun (At Least 6 Hours Of Direct Sunlight)
- Mature Height & Spread 10 - 12 Inches
- Determinate tomatoes ready to harvest in 70-84 days
From salads to snacks, the Kitchen Minis™ Red Velvet Cherry Tomato is the ideal option for fresh-grown tomatoes when space is limited. This compact plant is well suited to living in a container, and at 10 to 12 inches tall and 6 to 8 inches wide, this plant is an excellent size for a balcony, deck, or indoors as a houseplant. The bright red tomatoes will grow 0.5 to 1 inch wide and will be ready to eat in 70 to 84 days. As a determinate variety, all of the tomatoes will ripen simultaneously.
Kitchen Minis™ Red Velvet Cherry Tomato Care
This compact plant prefers rich soil that is well-draining and has a 6.0 to 6.8 pH. Place this tomato plant in an area that receives full sun to keep the plant happy and healthy. Pruning is not necessary, and this plant is very low maintenance.
Growing Kitchen Minis™ Red Velvet Cherry Tomato
How long does it take Kitchen Minis™ Red Velvet Cherry Tomato to produce tomatoes? You can expect to harvest your crop of sweet-tasting, bright red tomatoes in 70 to 84 days.
Growing Kitchen Minis™ Red Velvet Cherry Tomatoes in Containers
This variety stays relatively small at 10 to 12 inches tall, so a 6- to 8-inch container is a good size. Select a pot with drainage so the soil can dry out.
Watering Kitchen Minis™ Red Velvet Cherry Tomato
This variety likes to dry out, so feel the soil to determine the right time to water. The plant needs a drink when the top several inches of soil feels dry.
Feeding Kitchen Minis™ Red Velvet Cherry Tomato
Tomatoes prefer rich soil, but these plants also benefit from routine fertilization. Feed the plant using balanced, water-soluble plant food every 2 to 3 weeks.
Kitchen Minis™ Red Velvet Cherry Tomato Information
|USDA Hardiness Zones:|
|Plant Type: Edible Plants|
|Light Exposure: Full Sun (At Least 6 Hours Of Direct Sunlight)|
|Mature Height: 10 - 12 Inches|
|Mature Spread: 6 - 8 Inches|
|Spacing: 6 - 8 Inches|
|Flower Color(s): None|
|Foliage Type: Herbaceous|
|Foliage Color(s): Green|
|Seasonal Interest: N/A|
|Uses: Wildlife Gardens|
|Brand: KITCHEN MINIS™|
|Common Name: Kitchen Minis™ Red Velvet Cherry Tomato|
|Scientific Name: Solanum lycopersicum|
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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Plant Addict Guarantee (Included On All Plant Orders)
Plant Addicts guarantees your plant(s) will arrive happy and healthy, but the plant(s) are being shipped through the mail and accidents happen. If the plant is dead, has dried out roots or the incorrect item was shipped just notify Plant Addicts within 3 days upon delivery. We may ask for pictures but will try to make it as easy as possible for you. Please note plant(s) with damaged branches or wilted leaves will not qualify for this guarantee. Plants are very resilient and will rebound quickly when cared for correctly.
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Plant Addicts Warranty - 1 Year (Extra Purchase Required)
We encourage all plant lovers to purchase the Plant Addicts Warranty whether you’re new or an expert. There are many variables outside our control and yours that can cause the demise of your plant(s). Examples would be hungry animals, drought, poor soil conditions, over watering, disease, insects & many other factors. The Plant Addicts Warranty is a 1 year warranty protecting you from all the unknowns and will replace your plant if it moves on to the plant afterlife.
The warranty is purchased on a per plant basis and must be purchased at the same time as the plant purchase. We will cover 100% of the price of the plant but the warranty does not cover shipping cost. Simply let us know if your plant has died within one year of receiving it and we’ll get you a new one shipped out. We may ask for photos for documentation purposes but again we’ll try to make it as easy as possible.
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Standard Colors: 2-3 business days
Special Order Colors: 8 weeks - this is due to the planter being custom made with the color(s) of your choice
Please Note: On special orders there can not be any cancellations
Time of Order:
- If there is extreme heat we’ll delay shipping.
- We’ll have to review what areas the plants are traveling through along with your location
Once your plant is shipped you’ll receive an email with tracking information. Depending on the above criteria we’ll ship your plant(s) towards beginning of the following week from your order. We put together this helpful guide of what to do when you receive your plants in the mail.
It is important to know that all of our plants are clearly labeled for which growing zones the plant can survive in. The plants are thoroughly trialed and tested in every growing zone before we state the plant can grow in a zone. Again, our #1 priority is to ship the plants to you healthy and ready to thrive in your location. So we will do everything in our power to do so.