Italian Red Cherry To...
Grape-style cherry tomato
on a small determinate vine. Great for containers and drying. Most cherries are on big sprawling vines, and the small-vined types are usually hybrid.
Finally we've got an heirloom cherry on a small plant and with great sweet flavor too. Big single crop. Good for drying.
BOTANICAL NAME: Solanum lycopersicum
GROWING INSTRUCTIONS: Start in flats or pots 2 months or so before setting out. Transplant into well-composted soil after danger of frost is past. Set plants several inches deeper than in the pot-they will root along the stem. Greedy feeder-needs ample amounts of compost or decomposed manure. Needs lots of potassium, phosphorous, but not as much nitrogen. Needs calcium to prevent blossom-end rot; use gypsum or bone meal if necessary. Keep soil most in dry weather with periodic, deep watering and mulch.
GROW BIOINTENSIVE® CULTURAL INFORMATION: H/Matures 8-13/Harvest 17+/Yield 100-418/Spacing 18"
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