Adaptive Seeds

Tomato, Sweet Cherriette (Organic)

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Solanum sp. Red Currant. 35 days. Indet. Dwarf.

Probably an interspecific cross of S. esculentum & S. pimpinellifolium. A delightful discovery for us from an old packet of Peters Seed and Research seed given to us by our friends at Bountiful Gardens. The first tomato of the season for us in 2013, by two whole weeks! Beautifully branched, small vines make it great for container culture or hanging baskets. Flavor is reminiscent of a red currant type, and more tart than one would expect with a name like Sweet Cherriette. Fruit are small for a cherry but larger than true currants. We’re calling it an indeterminate dwarf, as it pumps out several flushes of fruit over the course of the season. I know it’s redundant, but so true I have to say it again: Sweet Cherriette is a delightful variety.

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  1. Tom copeland

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    Tom copeland

    How big does this plant get?

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    • Jo Erikson

      Shop Manager Jo Erikson

      It’s a dwarf type with a cascading growth habit so it stays rather “bushy” and typically doesn’t grow more than 18″ tall.

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    fishingman723

    Can I put three of these in 5 gallon container

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    • Andrew Still

      Shop Manager Andrew Still

      I recommend one plant per 5 gallon container. 2 would grow ok but it would probably not be a benefit to yield. We have never tried this so it might be worth a trial.

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