Seed Swaps

Tomato 'Sweet Million'      

Solanum lycopersicum

  • 66 plantings
  • 1 available for swap
  • 4 wanted
  • 16 stashed

Sweet Million is a variety of Tomato which is a member of the Solanum family. Its botanical name is Solanum lycopersicum 'Sweet Million'. 'Sweet Million' is considered a hybrid cultivar. Blooms normally display as a colour very similar to   Painter yellow. When fully grown, they tend to grow to a diameter of 1.0 cm (that's 0.39 inches in imperial).The mature flowers have an approximate petal count of 5. Its fruits normally ripen as a colour very similar to   Orange-red and   International orange. Leaves usually appear in   Dark spring green and   La Salle Green colour.

Cherry-tomato type, red fruit, borne on long clusters. Vine can reach up to 8’ in height. Produces best in a greenhouse environment, or up against a south facing wall away from an eaves trough. FFNVT disease resistance. Regular leafed plant.
Very sweet cherry type fruit

A type of Fruit, it mainly grows as an Annual plant - which means it typically only grows best for a single growing season. Sweet Million is known for its Erect habit and growing to a height of approximately 2.40 metres (7.80 feet). This variety tends to bloom in mid summer.

Mexico is believed to be where Sweet Million originates from.

Sweet Million 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 Sweet Million have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Sweet Million

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Best grown as a cordon by removing all the side shoots and support with a cane.
For outdoor tomatoes in a cool climate, only allow four trusses to set before removing the top shoot as well.
As the fruit begins to ripen remover the lower leaves to allow the sun in.

Sweet Million likes a position of full sun and remember to water moderately. Sweet Million is generally regarded as a tender plant, so remember to ensure that temperatures are mild before moving outdoors. Use USDA Hardiness Zone 3 - 14 as your guideline for the appropriate climate for this plant. Sweet Million needs a loamy soil with a ph of 5.0 to 6.0 (moderately acidic soil to weakly acidic soil).

Growing Sweet Million from seed

Even old seed germinates well
Sow out door tomatoes about a month after those for under glass

Aim to sow 0.78 inches (2.0 cm) deep and try to ensure a gap of at least 2.60 feet (80.0 cm). For optimal germination, soil temperature should be a minimum of 12°C / 54°F.

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

Transplanting Sweet Million

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

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

Sweet Million is tender, so ensure you wait until all danger of frost has passed in your area before considering planting outside.

Harvesting Sweet Million

Harvest late summer when the fruit lifts easily from the stalk and it is an even red colour

This variety tends to mature and be ready for harvest in late summer.

Discuss Tomato

  • Tomato Lovers

    A group for discussing one of the most rewarding to grow plants, the humble tomato. This is a place to discuss growin...

    525 members / 215 topics