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"Black Cherry "is the one with 1-inch fruits that are sensational with sweet, rich, flavor that is characteristic of "black" tomatoes. Very productive plants.
When and Where to Plant:
Tender Annual. Transplanting is recommended – Start seeds indoors 6-8 weeks before planting date. Seeds can be sown thick in one cell and then planted into individual cells after a few sets of leaves appear. Optimal soil temperature for germination is 75-85ºF. Plant outdoors, either in the ground or in a container, after all danger of frost has passed and night temperatures are above 45ºF. Black Cherry Tomatoes prefer full sun and can be harvested in about 64 days from planting. Trellising is recommended for optimal growth.
For more information on starting vegetable seeds indoors and care, read our growing guides:
How to Start Vegetable Seeds Indoors
Creating a Planting Calendar for Your Vegetable Garden
Starting a Vegetable Garden: Secrets to Success
|Botanical Name||Solanum lycopersicum|
|How to Grow||Start Indoors|
|Planting Depth||1/4 inch|
|Seed Spacing||6 inches|
|Row Spacing||36-48 inches|
|Space After Thinning||18-24 inches|
|Days to Germination||7-14|
|Days to Harvest||64|
|Ways to Grow||Containers|
|In the Kitchen||Canning, Freezing, Grilling, Roasting, Salads|
|Mature Height||24-36" tall|
|Is It Organic?||Yes|
|Neonicotinoid-Free||Yes - Learn More|
|Ships to Hawaii, Alaska & Canada||Yes|
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To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.
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