Red cherry is part of the Solanum genus and is a Tomato variety. Its scientific name is Solanum lycopersicum 'Red cherry'. 'Red cherry' is considered a heirloom OP (open polliated) cultivar. This variety typically blooms in the following colours: Painter yellow. This variety typically produces fruit in the following colours: Red.
An heirloom cherry variety with small 1-2" round red fruit on a regular leafed plant.
Plants average 6-feet tall, tomatoes grow in clusters, and should be staked. Indeterminate variety.Red cherry grows as an Annual and is a Fruit. Being an Annual, it tends to grow best over the course of a single year. Red cherry is known for growing to a height of approximately 1.20 metres (3.90 feet).
Mexico is believed to be where Red cherry originates from.
Typically, Red cherry Tomato is normally fairly low maintenance and can thus be quite easy to grow - only a basic level of care is required throughout the year to ensure it thrives. Being aware of the basic growing conditions this plant likes (soil, sun and water) will result in a strong and vibrant plant.
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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 Red cherry about 42 days before your last frost date.
Transplant out when around 15cm (6 inches) high.
Plant to first set of leaves to promote strong roots.Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Red cherry is a tender plant.
An heirloom introduced in the 1880’s.
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