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Chocolate Cherry Tomato

Perfect for salads

Chocolate Cherry Tomato

Perfect for salads

  • 1-in. cherry-like fruits
  • Rich, complex flavor
  • Heirloom variety
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$3.99
Product Description
Sun-ripened, cherry tomatoes are great for snacking—and the Chocolate Cherry Tomato is one of our favorite cherry tomato types. An open-pollinated, heirloom tomato variety, Chocolate Cherry Tomato produces dense clusters of 1-inch fruits that ripen to rich shades of red and chocolate. The fruits have a complex, gourmet flavor that's perfect for salads, slicing and canning. The indeterminate plants are known to produce for months right up until frost. The tomato plants require staking. 70 days to maturity.
Product Details
  • Botanical Name: Lycopersicon lycopersicum 'Chocolate Cherry'
  • Season: both Spring & Fall
  • Sun/Shade: Full Sun
  • Height: 4 - 6 feet. Indeterminate.
  • Spacing: 18 - 24 inches between plants, 3 -5 feet between rows.
  • Zone: 3-9
  • Spread: 3 - 4 feet
  • Color:Yellow
  • Foliage:Green foliage.
  • 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.
  • Germination: 8 - 10 Days
  • Days to Maturity: 70 Days
  • Yield: 100 lbs/100 foot row.
  • Fruit: Attractive rich brick-red with rich brown shading. 1-inch, round, cherry-type tomatoes.
  • Soil Preference: Rich, deep, well-drained soil pH 5.5-6.8
  • Growth Rate: Moderate growth rate.
  • 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.
  • Form: Vegetable, Tomato, Heirloom Tomato
  • Flowers: Small yellow flowers.
  • Seed Count: Approximately 25 seeds per packet.
  • Pollinator: Self pollinating.
  • Size: 25 Seed Pkt
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Orders for in-stock seeds and hardgoods are typically shipped within 5 business days.

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country during the shipping timeframes outlined below:


Spring 2022 Shipping Schedule
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4B 5/23/22 - 6/3/22 3/28/22 - 6/10/22 5/23/22 - 6/3/22
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Last Order Date 5/30/2022 6/6/2022 5/30/2022

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Last Order Date 5/30/2022 1A-6B: 5/30/2022
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5/2/2022

Spring 2022 Shipping Schedule
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8B 2/14/22 - 5/27/22 2/14/22 - 5/13/22 2/14/22 - 4/29/22
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Last Order Date 5/23/2022 1A-7B: 6/3/2022
8A-10B: 5/9/2022
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8A-10B: 4/25/2022

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Last Order Date 10/24/2022 10/24/2022 5/31/2022

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