Learn your common pests and options for control, including resistant cultivars and. The plants were huge, produced copious amounts of sweet beautiful fruit. 10am-3pm EST Monday - Friday Avg. The BEST cherry tomato, in my humble opinion. Delicious flavor and they seem to grow well in our hot Zone 9a (South Louisiana) heat! The taste was great! No pests or problems either. Black Cherry is healthiest tomato variety that I grow in Florida root knot nematode soil. Johnny's Selected Seeds 955 Benton Ave. Winslow, Maine 04901 * 1-877-564-6697. I ended up brown bagging 4-5 dozen and they all ripened, I’m still eating them in early Nov. 850 plants/1,000 seeds, 10,200 plants/oz. Request a free copy of Johnny’s latest catalog. Indeterminate – An unbelievably sweet tomato with low acid. I will grow them every year from now on. Will grow again. This easy to grow cherry tomato produces delicious, black/red cherry sized tomatoes on a large vine. Organic Black Cherry Tomato - Lycopersicon lycopersicum. PLEASE START INDOORS.*. If crop can be both direct-seeded or transplanted, days to maturity refers to direct seeding. Average number of days from seeding date to harvest, within a specific crop group. Indeterminate. Let your curiosity lead you! This site uses cookies to personalize your experience, measure site performance, and show you relevant offers and advertisements. USDA Certified Organic. Fertilize accurately since excess nitrogen causes rampant growth, rot, and delayed ripening. Sweet fruits are often described as having a complex, smoky flavor. Organic, Non-GMO. Perfect for pasta, gazpacho, pizza, kabobs, bruschetta, salsa and a host of other culinary favorites. View full-size image. The flavor is dynamic—much like an heirloom. Full Sun. We want you, our customer, to be 100% satisfied with all of our seeds, tools, and supplies. Love these for making a nice summer caprese salad. Talk to a Johnny's Grower For tall indeterminates, consider short extensions or pruning once they outgrow a manageable size for easy harvest. Black Cherry Tomato Seeds. 75 days. Oh and they are super pretty. Mine weren’t nearly as dark as the picture but still pretty. Fruits are irresistibly delicious with sweet, rich, complex, full tomato flavors that burst in your mouth, characteristic of the best flavorful black tomatoes. We will definitely grow these again next year! *Oopsie we made a Whoopsie. Very heavy producer and the suckers will grow well into mature bearing plants too. Great flavor!!! Check the Growing Information box for details. Medium-rich soil with pH 6.0–6.8 preferred. Fingers crossed! I’m a novice gardener and thanks to you I decided to grow from seed for the first time. fruits are almost black in color. Organic Black Cherry Tomato: Botanical Name: Lycopersicon esculentum "Black Cherry" Type: Organic / Heirloom Indeterminate: Size at Maturity: 1 1/2" Days to Maturity: 64 Days: Light Requirement: Full Sun: Planting Time: Warm Season: Sowing Method: Indoor Sow: Planting Depth: 1/4" - 1/2" Plant Spacing: 18" - 36" Seeds per Pound: NA: Hardiness Zones: All: Ships: Year-round I am not a tomato fan, but these have become my wife and daughter’s favorite variety. Heavy producer with tresses of up to 20 tomatoes! Tomatoes typically germinate in 5–7 days. These taste amazing fresh and have roasted them, marinated them with basil and garlic as well as pickled them and they are wonderful anyway you have them. The tomatoes are on average 1 oz and can be expected to yield several pounds per plant. Had 100% germination in 6 days, without the help of a heating mat or grow lights. My order was received promptly. Indeterminate. Soil pH is preferred between 5.5-7.0. They seem also to be more able to outpace the destruction caused by hornworms compared to other tomato varieties and recover faster–their foliage growth is very fast as you might expect from an indeterminate cherry. The skin was thin and it’s so sweet. Plant Spacing: 2-3 feet. These actually grew to become Black Plum tomatoes for me; not what the label had said but delicious nonetheless. I’m not sure if the fruit was fully ripe when I picked them, but it was still sweet and only slightly acidic, The plant produced uniform, pretty light-yellow 1.25-1.5 inch plump tomatoes. This a follow up rating, Black cherry is my favorite tomato from a total of four different varieties I bought. Bred in Florida by the late Vince Sapp, the round, 15–20 gm. I was actually surprised by these since they held up to recent first frosts somewhat just like Purple Russian tomatoes, and there is one in a five gallon container actually still hanging on finishing ripening one last little tomato even into November. Product ID: 88G. Sign up for growing tips, exclusive offers, and new product info. I think they were my favorite this year and will definitely grow again! Delicious and add a pop of color to any salad bowl, they have a little two or three tone thing going on.