The Black Cherry Solanum lycopersicum. Indeterminte, tasty purple cherry tomato.
Black Cherry Solanum lycopersicum
Belonging to the Solanum genus, Black Cherry is a variety of Tomato. Black Cherry is considered a heirloom OP (open pollinated) cultivar. Blooms appear in these approximate colors: Canary yellow and Golden yellow and Painter yellow. The mature flowers are of a Single form. When ripe, fruit appear in these approximate colors: Red-brown and Rifle green. Leaves appear approximately as a Napier green and North Texas Green color.
An open-pollinated true black cherry tomato. Regular-leafed plant produces sprawling clusters of purple/dark brown-mahogany 1″ fruits that have a true “black tomato” flavor. Compared to other cherry tomatoes, fruit is a bit slow to ripen.
Indeterminate plants can grow up to 6-8 feet tall. A tall cage is recommended. Disease resistant, open pollinated, sprawling plant.
A type of Fruit, it mainly grows as an Annual plant – which means it typically only grows best for a single growing season. Black Cherry is known for its Climbing habit and growing to a height of approximately 1.20 3.90 feet.
Australia is believed to be where Black Cherry originates from.
Being a fairly low maintenance plant, Black Cherry Tomato is normally quite easy to grow provided a minimum level of care is given throughout the year. It will be helpful to note the correct soil, sun and water needs of this plant to ensure that this plant thrives.