Cherry Tomato Solanum lycopersicum var. cerasiforme
How to sow cherry tomato: Sow seeds indoors 6-8 weeks before the last expected frost
Sun requirement for cherry tomato: Plant in Full Sun
Cherry Tomato has been planted 52 times by Growstuff members.
Cherry tomatoes range in size from a thumbtip to the size of a golf ball. Their shape ranges from spherical to slightly oblong to pointed at the bottom. They are often red, but can also be yellow, green, striped, and even black. More oblong cherry tomatoes often share characteristics with plum tomatoes, and are known as grape tomatoes. Cherry tomatoes can be quite sweet (such as the Sungold or Sunsweet yellow varieties), more traditionally acidic, or deep in flavor. They are delicious for snacking, in salads, lightly roasted or grilled, or baked. They require little to no pruning unlike larger tomato plants.
Median lifespan19 weeks
First harvest expected10 weeks after planting
Last harvest expected13 weeks after planting
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cherry tomato is a variety of tomato