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Tomato 'Champagne cherry'

Solanum lycopersicum

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Belonging to the Solanum genus (Solanum lycopersicum 'Champagne cherry'), Champagne cherry is a variety of Tomato. 'Champagne cherry' is considered a OP (open polliated) cultivar.

Translucent skinned small yellow/white cherry – looks champagne coloured. Said to be very sweet & prolific.

This variety is an Vegetable 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. Champagne cherry is known for growing to a height of approximately 1.50 metres (4.88 feet).

Mexico is believed to be where Champagne cherry originates from.

Being a fairly low maintenance plant, Champagne 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.

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

How to grow Champagne cherry

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Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Champagne cherry is thought of as tender, so remember to wait until your soil is warm and the night time temperature is well above freezing before moving outside. The USDA Hardiness Zones typically associated with Champagne cherry are Zone 3 and Zone 14. Planting Champagne cherry in loamy soil with a ph of between 5.5 and 7.5 is ideal for as it does best in weakly acidic soil to weakly alkaline soil.

Growing Champagne cherry from seed

Start seeds indoors six weeks before last frost date.

Try to aim for a seed spacing of at least 0.78 inches (2.0 cm) and sow at a depth of around 0.39 inches (1.0 cm). Soil temperature should be kept higher than 12°C / 54°F to ensure good germination.

Transplanting Champagne cherry

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

As Champagne 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 Champagne cherry

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