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Tomato 'Sweet 100'

Solanum lycopersicum

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Sweet 100 is part of the Solanum genus and is a Tomato variety. Its scientific name is Solanum lycopersicum 'Sweet 100'. 'Sweet 100' is considered a hybrid cultivar.

VFNT disease resistance, sweet cherry tomato on a regular leafed plant. Prolific producer, not quite as sweet as Supersweet 100 (which is an improved strain of this variety). Early, produces in grape-like clusters.

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. Sweet 100 is known for growing to a height of approximately 2.00 metres (6.50 feet). This variety tends to bloom in early summer.

Mexico is believed to be where Sweet 100 originates from.

Sweet 100 Tomato is normally fairly low maintenance and is normally quite easy to grow, as long as a level of basic care is provided throughout the year. Being aware of the basic soil, sun and water preferences will result in a happier and healthier plant.

This variety plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Sweet 100 have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Sweet 100

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Sweet 100 is thought of as tender, so it is really important to ensure that the outside temperature is well above freezing before planting or moving outdoors. USDA Hardiness Zone 3 to 14 are typically the USDA Hardiness Zones that are appropriate for this plant (although this can vary based on your microclimate). Sweet 100 needs a loamy soil with a ph of 5.0 to 6.0 (moderately acidic soil to weakly acidic soil).

Growing Sweet 100 from seed

Seed is sterile or will not come true to plant.

Look to ensure a distance 2.60 feet (80.0 cm) between seeds when sowing - bury at a depth of at least 0.78 inches (2.0 cm) deep. Soil temperature should be kept higher than 12°C / 54°F to ensure good germination.

By our calculations, you should look at sowing Sweet 100 about 42 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Sweet 100

Transplant out when around 15cm (6 inches) high.

Plant to the first set of true leaves to promote strong root growth.

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Sweet 100 is a tender plant.

Harvesting Sweet 100

This variety tends to be ready for harvesting by mid summer.

Other Names for Tomato 'Sweet 100'

Sweetbite, Sweet bite

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