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A tiny tomato that’s packed full of flavour. It’s not prone to splitting or cracking on the vine, and ripens to a rich, deep cocoa with a well- balanced, sweet and fruity flavour.

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Genus Solanum
Group/Species lycopersicum
Variety Chocolate Cherry
Type Half-Hardy Annual
Common Name Tomato
Border Position Kitchen Garden
Soil Type Broad Tolerance
Site Full Sun
Moisture Moist but Well-drained
Height 1.8m (6ft)
Spacing 60cm (24in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Sow under cover, late February-March in a modular tray on a heated bench or propagator. Prick out/pot on into small pots, allow the roots to fill that pot before planting out once frosts are over (or late April in a greenhouse). Can be grown in a greenhouse or outside in a sunny, fertile, sheltered spot.
Care Tips Plant firmly and deeply, 60cm (24in) apart or grow in a container pot. Undercover or outside they need staking, regular watering and feeding for best results. Pinch out the tops once they have set 5 or 6 trusses. While growing, you also need to pinch out the side shoots.
Storing Tomatoes can be kept at room temperature for 4-5 days (they will lose their flavour if kept in the fridge) and will freeze well.
Harvesting July-October if grown inside, August-September if outside.
Cooking Notes Delicious eaten raw, roasted or cooked in Mediterranean dishes.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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