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Black Cherry Tomato
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Black Cherry Tomato (25 seeds) (TP106) $2.50
BULK SEED 1/8 oz (TP106H) $8.50

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Black Cherry Tomato

         
 
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75 days. Beautiful black cherries look like large, dusky purple-brown grapes; they have that rich flavor that makes black tomatoes famous. Large vines yield very well; very unique and delicious
 
Black Cherry Tomato
Overall Rating:
         
4.5
 
 
Number of Reviews: 100
Easy to Grow 4.0
EarlyMaturity 3.0

90.0% would recommend this item to a friend.

 
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1 out of 1 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
Kat
Location:
Springfield, MO, United States
Date:
February 20, 2017
          5.0
 
Excellent choice
Easy to Grow 5.0
EarlyMaturity 5.0
 

What are the pros? Everything

What are the cons? Too many to harvest!

Review:

I absolutely loved these beautiful little tomatoes! They were easy to grow and had heavy yields. In fact, there were so many that I couldn't get to them all in time. I will be growing them again this season for sure!

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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1 out of 1 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
SweetPea
Location:
GASTONIA, NC, United States
Date:
February 13, 2017
          5.0
 
Great Producers
Easy to Grow 5.0
EarlyMaturity 3.0
 

What are the pros? Lots of Tasty Tomatoes!

What are the cons? Nothing

Review:

These are great producers for a salad tomato or dip trays. You could also put them on Kabobs & sandwiches like me. But these plants get EXTREMELY TALL. I'm so glad I planted it near my porch as I needed the height to pick the ones on the top. I'm 5'5" & these plants were an easy 8' tall. I also stack up 2 cages to contain the plant otherwise the long branches off of the bush would be on the ground. The only issue I ever had was that occasionally when it rained they would split open. I have since learned that this is something I can resolve with amending the soil. But these are very tasty & beautiful. I was very disappointed last year as I bought some at a garden center labeled Black Cherry because I didn't get to start my own seed due to a family tragedy & those I bought were mislabeled & produced purple tomatoes which took FOREVER to produce then there were only 5 or so on the entire plant. Real Black Cherries from Baker Creek produce massive amounts of tomatoes.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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8 out of 8 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
Funk princess
Location:
New Orleans, LA, United States
Date:
December 11, 2016
          4.0
 
Had great luck then no luck
Easy to Grow 5.0
EarlyMaturity 4.0
 

What are the pros? Tastes great, heavy producer

What are the cons? No good for super extreme heat

Review:

I planted these in 2015 and then again in 2016. I had 4 plants in 2015 and at the height of production was getting 10-15 tomatoes per day. And they're delicious. Beware, they take a lot of space, can grow 8 foot tall and get very leggy. I planted again in 2016. Now the summers here in New Orleans are oppressively hot and humid. 2015 was the normal misery but not hotter than around 92-94. 2016 was even hotter, it was hitting 95-96. The plants were big and tall and healthy but nary a tomato did I harvest. Maybe those couple of degrees in temperature made the pollen too sticky. I don't know. I got flowers, I tried hand pollinating, but alas, no fruit. When the plants were about 6 inches tall I a brought a few up to my Dad in New York and he had great luck with these on Long Island.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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5 out of 5 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
sld12day
Location:
Wimauma, FL, United States
Date:
December 9, 2016
          5.0
 
Amazing Flavor
Easy to Grow 5.0
EarlyMaturity 2.5
 

What are the pros? Flavor, easy to grow

What are the cons? Nothing of note

Review:

This was my first foray with heirloom tomatoes and decided to experiment with them in the green house. I planted them in containers in late summer because I'd never tried a second season garden. While they seemed to take forever to harvest, it was well worth the wait. They grew so tall I had to anchor twine to the rafters for extra support after they outgrew their cages! No matter how hot, dry, or humid it got in that greenhouse, the plants were robust and overloaded with fruit (as of December 9th, I am harvesting 10-15 per day per plant). Even the fruits growing along the ceiling are happy. I developed a whitefly problem on a Sweet 100 my mother-in-law purchased at a garden center, but they didn't touch the Black Cherries or any of my other heirloom varieties for that matter. The fruits are deep red to purple with dark green shoulders and very juicy, Most importantly, the flavor is outstanding...the perfect balance of sweet and acidic - reminds me of tomatoes from my childhood.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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2 out of 2 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
Khaos
Location:
Orlando, FL, United States
Date:
November 8, 2016
          5.0
 
Amazing little cherru
Easy to Grow 5.0
EarlyMaturity 5.0
 

What are the pros? Color, flavor, easy, prolific

What are the cons? None

Review:

Planted one black cherry this year & it was the work horse of my small container garden. I planted in a container next to a 6' tall wall thinking if it out grew the support I gave it, it could use the wall as extra support. Which worked for a while. This plant grew over the top of the wall & back down the other side. I had to rig a platform for it to sit on once it passed 10' long. It produced 10-16 tomatoes a week. Not much for some people but around here it's hard to grow any durning the summer. I will be planting these every year.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

Was this review helpful? Yes  No
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