Cabernet is part of the Solanum genus and is a Tomato variety. Its scientific name is Solanum lycopersicum 'Cabernet'. 'Cabernet' is considered a hybrid cultivar.
There seem to be two different hybrid tomatoes labelled as ‘Cabernet’. This entry is for the cherry tomato.
This variety is an Fruit that typically grows as an Annual, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of a single year. Cabernet is known for growing to a height of approximately 1.50 metres (4.88 feet).
Produces large yields of red grape sized and shaped cherry tomatoes on large trusses. Reportedly produces well when nights are cool in the later season. Crack resistant even with inconstant watering. Regular leaf.
Mexico is believed to be where Cabernet originates from.
Typically, Cabernet Tomato is normally fairly low maintenance and can thus be quite easy to grow - only a basic level of care is required throughout the year to ensure it thrives. Being aware of the basic growing conditions this plant likes (soil, sun and water) will result in a strong and vibrant plant.
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How to grow Tomato 'Cabernet'
Growing Cabernet from seed
By our calculations, you should look at sowing Cabernet about 42 days before your last frost date.
Tomato 'Cabernet' information
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