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Tomato 'Earl's green cherry'

Solanum lycopersicum

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Earl's green cherry is a variety of Tomato which is a member of the Solanum family. Its botanical name is Solanum lycopersicum 'Earl's green cherry'. 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. Earl's green cherry is known for growing to a height of approximately 1.50 metres (4.88 feet).

Mexico is believed to be where Earl's green cherry originates from.

Earl's green cherry Tomato is normally fairly low maintenance and 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 Earl's green cherry have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Earl's green cherry

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  • Medium

Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Earl's green cherry is generally regarded as a tender plant, so remember to ensure that temperatures are mild before moving outdoors. The USDA Hardiness Zones typically associated with Earl's green cherry are Zone 3 and Zone 14. Earl's green cherry needs a loamy soil with a ph of 5.5 to 7.5 (weakly acidic soil to weakly alkaline soil).

Growing Earl's green cherry from seed

Start seeds indoors six weeks before last frost date.

Aim to sow 0.39 inches (1.0 cm) deep and try to ensure a gap of at least 0.78 inches (2.0 cm). For optimal germination, soil temperature should be a minimum of 12°C / 54°F.

Transplanting Earl's green cherry

Ready for transplant at 6-inches. Plant to the first set of true leaves to promote strong root growth.

Earl's green cherry is tender, so ensure you wait until all danger of frost has passed in your area before considering planting outside.

Harvesting Earl's green cherry

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