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Tomato 'Supersweet 100'   

Solanum lycopersicum

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Supersweet 100 is part of the Solanum genus and is a Tomato variety. Its scientific name is Solanum lycopersicum 'Supersweet 100'. 'Supersweet 100' is considered a hybrid cultivar. Blooms appear in these approximate colours:   Yellow. The mature flowers are of a Single form. When ripe, fruit appear in these approximate colours:   Red.

An improved, and sweeter, variety of Sweet 100.


High yield of round cherry tomatoes, produced in large clusters. Very sweet fruit, regular leafed plant. FNT disease resistance.


This variety may be prone to cracking, particularly if exposed to heavy rain right as the fruit becomes ripe. Keep it picked regularly.

An annual/perennial, so it will last at least a year and up to several years in its native climate. Supersweet 100 is known for its Vine habit and growing to a height of approximately 1.20 metres (3.90 feet).

United States is believed to be where Supersweet 100 originates from.

Supersweet 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 Supersweet 100 have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Supersweet 100

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Absolutely must have support! This plant can grow 12-feet or higher. Cage it, stake it, train it to climb your fence or your down spout – but make sure it’s supported.

Enjoys a full sun position in your garden and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Supersweet 100 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. 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). Supersweet 100 needs a loamy soil with a ph of 5.0 to 6.0 (moderately acidic soil to weakly acidic soil).

Growing Supersweet 100 from seed

Seed is sterile or will not come true to plant. Start seeds indoors six weeks before last frost date.

Try to aim for a seed spacing of at least 2.60 feet (80.0 cm) and sow at a depth of around 0.78 inches (2.0 cm). Soil temperature should be kept higher than 12°C / 54°F to ensure good germination.

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

Transplanting Supersweet 100

Transplant out when around 15cm (6 inches) high. Plant to first set of leaves to promote strong root growth.

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

Harvesting Supersweet 100

Harvest when tomatoes are red.

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

Supersweet 100 folklore & trivia

This variety was developed by Northrup-King Seed Company in Minnesota (USA).

Other Names for Tomato 'Supersweet 100'

Supersweet 100 hybrid, Super sweet 100

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