Belonging to the Solanum genus (Solanum lycopersicum 'Black Cherry'), Black Cherry is a variety of Tomato. 'Black Cherry' is considered a OP (open polliated) cultivar. When ripe, fruit appear in these approximate colours: Red-brown and Rifle green.
An open-pollinated true black cherry tomato. Regular-leafed plant produces sprawling clusters of purple/dark brown-mahogany 1" fruits that have a true “black tomato” flavour. Compared to other cherry tomatoes, fruit is a bit slow to ripen.A type of Fruit, it mainly grows as an Annual plant - which means it typically only grows best for a single growing season. Black Cherry is known for growing to a height of approximately 1.20 metres (3.90 feet).
Mexico is believed to be where Black Cherry originates from.
Being a fairly low maintenance plant, Black Cherry Tomato is normally quite easy to grow provided a minimum level of care is given throughout the year. It will be helpful to note the correct soil, sun and water needs of this plant to ensure that this plant thrives.
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How to grow Tomato 'Black Cherry'
Growing Black Cherry from seed
By our calculations, you should look at sowing Black Cherry about 42 days before your last frost date.
Transplanting Black Cherry
Transplant out when around 15cm (6 inches) high.As Black Cherry is tender, ensure temperatures are mild enough to plant out - wait until after your last frost date to be on the safe side.
Harvesting Black Cherry
Tomato 'Black Cherry' information
How long does Black Cherry take to grow?
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Tomato Black Cherry
23 Sep 2012
nice savory “black” flavor, interesting in a cherry. Not too productive for me.
09 Oct 2011
Our absolute favourite… Had I only space for one tomato-plant, no doubt, it would be this one.
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