Indeterminate. This open-pollinated, large cherry tomato has become very popular through word of mouth because this is an excellent tomato. The 1 to 1 1/2 inch dark cherry red fruits have a delightful sweetness, a classic summer flavor. They resist cracking very well and are produced in abundance. The German grower, Ernst Benary, has gradually evolved into a flower seed company; this is the only vegetable seed they continue to produce--because it is so popular. 25 seeds.
Indoors- 6 weeks before last frost, 1/4” deep with soil temperatures 75 degrees. Liquid fertilize seedlings every 7-10 days. Transplant out 24-36” apart after last frost when soil is 55-60 degrees and night temperatures are over 45 degrees.
Harvest- When fruit is red (or color of the variety planted) and firm.
Tips- Plant in fertile soil, amended with compost, mulch and provide even moisture. Plant deeper than they were growing in the containers as it makes a stronger roots system. Apply a light compost tea every few weeks. Do not apply excessive nitrogen, which can promote excessive foliage and poor fruit set.