Buy Organic Black Cherry tomato seeds in packet to bulk quantities. We start our seeds indoors and had excellent germination. The flavor is dynamic—much like an heirloom. The plants were huge, produced copious amounts of sweet beautiful fruit. (810) 300-8845, MAILING ADDRESS Great flavor!!! Minimum of 25 seeds per packet. Annual A staple in my garden. This is a spectacular cherry tomato. I am not a tomato fan, but these have become my wife and daughter’s favorite variety. 75 days. The only truly black cherry tomato. Indeterminate. We stock a wide range of tomato seeds. The only reason this isn’t a perfect five-star review is the packet I received had a lower than expected germination rate at about 60%, when usually Migardener seeds have somewhere in the 75 to 90% range. THE BEST CHERRY TOMATOES!! Monday - Friday Black Cherry were by far the best tasting tomatoes I grew this year. *Oopsie we made a Whoopsie. https://www.johnnyseeds.com/vegetables/tomatoes/cherry-tomatoes/black-cherry-organic-tomato-seed-88G.11.html. Varieties do not need pruning and may be grown with or without support; fruit ripens within a concentrated time period. The BEST cherry tomato, in my humble opinion. I will definitely be growing these again next year. Shop 1,100 Open Pollinated Heirloom, 600 Organic vari Any fruit breaking color will still ripen post-harvest. Not as small as mini cherry tomatoes. The skin was thin and it’s so sweet. Indeterminates likely benefit by removing all suckers under the first strong branch directly below the first flower cluster. Very heavy producer and the suckers will grow well into mature bearing plants too. I will grow them every year from now on. Johnny's is committed to your success, every step of the way. Plant Spacing: 2-3 feet. These actually grew to become Black Plum tomatoes for me; not what the label had said but delicious nonetheless. Black Cherry is healthiest tomato variety that I grow in Florida root knot nematode soil. I absolutely love these, and they have a permanent place in my garden. Indeterminate, 65-75 days from transplant Don't start too early—leggy, root-bound, or flowering transplants can cause stunting and reduce early production. Delicious flavor and they seem to grow well in our hot Zone 9a (South Louisiana) heat! 850 plants/1,000 seeds, 10,200 plants/oz. Vines are vigorous so we recommend using a tall cage to support them. My favorite of all cherry type tomatoes. Beautiful on salads, or eaten fresh from the garden. Bred in Florida by the late Vince Sapp, the round, 15–20 gm. *If you selected Gardening questions please view our FAQ page or our Youtube channel where many answers can be found. Port Huron, MI 48060. 1.877.564.6697. 17,900 seeds/oz. Row Spacing: 3-4 feet Average number of days from seeding date to harvest, within a specific crop group. Sweet fruits are often described as having a complex, smoky flavor. Grew throughout the winter in San Antonio. Sign up to get our weekly grow big newsletter and access to exclusive promotions. Organic Black Cherry Tomato - Lycopersicon lycopersicum. Store longer with proper variety selection, picking less-ripe, and keeping at cooler temperatures 45–60°F (7–16°C). The flavor description is spot-on, and they are happiest and most productive when hemmed in on both sides with garlic plantings (but produce branches with about 8-10 tomatoes each without garlic nearby anyways). Days to maturity for all flowers and herbs is calculated from seeding date. Use fully ripe fruit only for local retail or home-use. Beautiful clusters of one inch large tomatoes ripen on indeterminate vines. Soil pH is preferred between 5.5-7.0. This site uses cookies to personalize your experience, measure site performance, and show you relevant offers and advertisements. The tomatoes are on average 1 oz and can be expected to yield several pounds per plant. About 5–6 weeks before transplanting, sow 1/4" deep in 20-row. These tomatoes are very juicy with an almost fruity taste. Mine weren’t nearly as dark as the picture but still pretty. 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. I single-stem all my tomatoes and these were not very prolific when single-stemmed. If needed later in season, consider thinning out leaves to increase airflow or topping plants to help finish ripening last fruits. Days till maturity: 70 fruits are almost black in color. Johnny's Selected Seeds 955 Benton Ave. Winslow, Maine 04901 * 1-877-564-6697. Despite this, I still got a very respectable harvest of sweet, low-acid cherry tomatoes for snacking and salads from four plants I started in March. OMRI (Organic Materials Review Institute) Listed, Indeterminate Tomato Varieties | Dynamic Comparison Chart, Trellising & Crop Support Systems for Tomatoes | Stake & Basket-weave, Stake & Hanging String/Wire, Lower & Lean, Common Tomato Pests, Diseases & Physiological Disorders | An Overview of Biotic & Abiotic Problems, Video: How to Manage Late Blight on Tomatoes (Phytophthora infestans), Late Blight Awareness & Prevention | Tech Sheet (PDF). Store blemish-free, near-ripe fruit 4–7 days at room temperature in darkness. 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. I enjoyed them in salads, omelettes, fresh tomato sauce and snacked on them every time I walked by or worked in the garden. Avg. I am so delighted with the taste, my favourite, plants get huge though, over 2 metres. This easy to grow cherry tomato produces delicious, black/red cherry sized tomatoes on a large vine. Plants can be Annuals (single growing season), Perennials (grow year after year), Tender Perennials (grow year after year in warmer climates; and in some cases when given special protection in colder climates), or Biennials (require two years to mature). Talk to a Johnny's Grower We want you, our customer, to be 100% satisfied with all of our seeds, tools, and supplies. They have a ton of tomatoes that are about the size of golf balls. These are the one plant I’m really looking forward too this year. As the vines would get large, I took suckers and planted new ones and managed to propagate three times, so far. Indeterminate. 2020 was a bad year for tomatoes in my area. Plants ended up very small and I’ve lost most of the fruits to BER, but the color is cool and taste is fine. No pests or problems either. Grew tall and healthy. Please Note:  Due to the Thanksgiving holiday, orders may take 2 business days to process. Germination was great and I ended up with 6 healthy plants, I gave two away and planted two in containers and two in my garden. For tall indeterminates, consider short extensions or pruning once they outgrow a manageable size for easy harvest. Approximate seeds per pack: 25 Nice balance of sweet and acid, with a depth of flavor that’s outstanding. If you have a lot of vertical space these guys climb wonderfully and provide a lot of fresh tomatoes. These tomatoes are super prolific and super delicious! 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. PLANTING INSTRUCTIONS: Planting Depth: 1/4 inch. 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