Amazingly flavorful cherry tomatoes from Mexico
Cherry dark red tomatoes with a burst of sweet, intense flavor. Said to originate from Mexico where it is was growing wild. Fruit are small and the plant is extremely prolific. Plants grow very tall and lanky. Produces well up to frost and has disease resistance. Excellent in salads. Indeterminate type. The plant will need staking. This tomato variety is not easy to find and is open-pollinated. Seeds grown and saved by us in Cork, Ireland.
Scientific Name: Solanum lycopersicum
Plant Life Cycle: annual
Optimal Germination Temperature: 24C-28C
Germination time in days: 7-14 days
Indicative Days to maturity: 80-120 days
Sunlight: Full Sun
Soil requirement: Well drained and rich
Sowing and cultivation: Start indoors 6-8 weeks before last frost. Sow 1/16 inch deep at soil temperature of 21C. Transplant the seedlings when large enough to handle when about 20 cm tall. Plant out with around 60-91 cm apart in warm and sunny spot. It is advised to grow tomatoes in a greenhouse or polytunnel.