Heirloom Edible Seeds, Tomatoes, Matt’s Wild Cherry, Solanum Lycopersicum, 40 Seeds Per Pack, Organic,
GMO Free, Organic Gardening,
Matt’s Wild Cherry
Matt’s Wild Cherry is the hardest working cherry tomato we’ve ever grown. With a long, tall and sprawling growth habit this plant produces clusters of small deep red fruits that are round and smooth. With high sugar content these blow modern hybrids out of the water. Prolific producers for an heirloom, these soft fruits are best used immediately in salads, salsas or fresh of the vine. It is resistant to early blight and insects.
Recommended uses: Food
Culinary Uses: – fresh salads, salsas
Height: indeterminate, needs staking
Hardiness: to 32 degrees, has survived frost when mature but experienced limb loss.
Flower Color: yellow
A prolific heirloom producer of red smooth sweet tomatoes, they are excellent staked with a lovely sprawling habit on the ground when pests are controlled.
Maturity: 60 days
Start indoors 6-8 weeks before last frost date in soilless starter mix. Sow seeds ¼” deep and keep moist and between 75-85 degrees until germination in 7-14 days. Cold temperatures slow down germination significantly. Transplant to 4” pot when two sets of true leaves show and plant is safe to work with. If weather is still cool and plant is getting leggy bump up to 1 gallon so tomato doesn’t become root bound. When weather is warm and frost date has passed, plant in full sun rich well-draining soil location. Space determinate varieties 1-2’ apart, indeterminate staked 2-3’ apart and indeterminate unstaked 3-4’ apart. Keep soil evenly moist throughout season but excess water causes cracking. Tomatoes prefer high nitrogen fertilizer when young and high phosphorus when setting fr