Produces dense clusters of 1 in. fruits
Attractive, brick-red cherry tomatoes
Ideal for snacking, salads, canning
Heirloom, open-pollinated variety
These indeterminate plants are loaded with clusters of sweet and delicious little gems. The 1-in. cherry-like fruits are rich brick red with deep chocolate shading. These luscious treats are perfect for salads, slicing or canning with an exceptional fresh flavor that is rich and complex. 70 DAYS.
Lycopersicon lycopersicum ‘Chocolate Cherry’
Height: 4 – 6 feet. Indeterminate.
Spacing: 18 – 24 inches between plants, 3 -5 feet between rows.
Depth:Plant seeds 1/4 inch deep. Transplant outdoors after any chance of frost is past. When transplanting, set the plant deep, up to the first true leaves, by digging a deep hole or trench. The stem will develop roots along its length.
Spread:3 – 4 feet
Light Required:Full Sun
Yield: 100 lbs/100 foot row.
Size: 3 Plants
Fruit: Attractive rich brick-red with rich brown shading. 1-inch, round, cherry-type tomatoes.
Days To Maturity: 70 Days
Germination: 8 – 10 Days
Form: Vegetable, Tomato, Heirloom Tomato
Flower Form: Small yellow flowers.
Soil Requirements: Rich, deep, well-drained soil pH 5.5-6.8
Growth Rate: Moderate growth rate.
Seed Count: Approximately 25 seeds per packet.
Pruning: Prune by cutting out suckers (axillary shoots between the stems and the leaves) to produce larger fruit. Fruit also ripens earlier since the sun can reach it more easily.
Foliage: Green foliage.