Tempting Tomatoes Goodhearted Tomatoes are an incredible choice for many reasons. It presents as a showy, decorative plant with its deep green foliage debuting with contrasting yellow flowers. The treat to follow is a beautiful show of vivaciously colored cherry sized tomatoes.This variety will win you over with the fruit shape resembling a heart. Sliced in half the heart shape becomes more vivid making any dish, snack or salad special! Although the fruit is smaller than many tomato varieties, it is a top producer of an extremely abundant harvest. The taste is a perfect blend of sweet and acidic giving it a perfect flavor straight from the vine!
The Tempting Tomatoes Goodhearted Tomato is disease resistant and very tolerant of heat and humidity. Being a perfect container plant makes it a great fit for small spaces such as apartments, decks and patios. When using a container, make it a minimum of 12 inches/3 gallon...although a 5 to 7 gallon is preferred. It’s versatility and good looks also grow beautifully in a landscape or array of hanging baskets. It is a determinate plant which means it will stay in a compact size...reaching a standard height at which growth will stop. This convenient size makes the need for stakes or cages unnecessary.
Tempting Tomatoes Goodhearted Tomato Care & Growing Information
Planting should take place in late spring as this plant thrives on warmth. Expect it to grow 12 to 18 inches high with a trail up to 12 inches and a spread of 12 to 24 inches. Spacing should be 18 to 24 inches. For a thriving plant, grow in rich soil. Tomatoes are heavy feeders, hungry for a fertilizer of 10-10-10. Before planting, mix the fertilizer well into the soil with a fork or similar garden tool.
Plant in full sun and water consistently, keeping the soil moist. Blooms will appear in late spring to early summer with a ripened crop at approximately 65 to 72 days and will continue to produce throughout the summer. Continue to fertilize every 4 to 6 weeks throughout the growing season. Remove any dead leaves to direct the plant's energy toward producing plump, juicy fruits. For a delicious, authentic taste of summer the Tempting Tomatoes Goodhearted Tomato is a perfect choice!
|Common Name: Tempting Tomatoes Goodhearted Tomato|
|Botanical Name: Lycopersicon esculentum|
|Plant Type: Tomato – Small Fruit|
|Edible Type: Vegetable|
|Fruit Size: 1 oz|
|Light Exposure: Full Sun (+6 hrs.)|
|Spacing: 18 - 24" (46 - 61cm)|
|Height: 12 - 18" (30 - 46cm)|
|Width: 12 - 18" (30 - 46cm)|
|Brand: PROVEN WINNERS® Annuals|
|Tomato Type: Small Fruit Tomato|
|Award Year||Award||Plant Trial|
|2019||Top Performer||Oregon State University|
|2019||Top Performer||Ohio State University - Columbus|
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