Black Pearl offers two distinct flavors in one cherry tomato-deep, rich and sweet at the same time. Produces an abundance of 1 1/2" purplish black fruits until fall. Enjoy right off the vine and be sure to put a big bowlful in the refrigerator for a special treat. Once chilled, Black Pearl has a unique, extra sweet, Concord grape flavor.
One of the best tips on growing cherry tomatoes is to put limestone in the bottom of each of the holes before putting the plants into the ground. This will prevent blossom end rot. Planting cherry tomatoes should be done after the plants are 6 to 10 inches tall. If you do it before this time, your tomato plants may die.
Cocktail Fun Facts: • Cocktail Tomato clusters start out as groups of 12 to 16 flowers. We prune the flowers to 7 to 8 to ensure even ripening of the fruit and to keep the plant in balance. • Cocktail Tomatoes ripen on the vine starting from the fruit closest to the plant to the fruit at the tip.
Beefsteak tomatoes are the largest type of tomatoes, often weighing one pound or more. At maturity, they have a ribbed outer texture and show a pink to red coloring. Beefsteaks are indeterminate growers, and typically require 80-100 days after transplanting to reach maturity.
Like no green tomato you've ever seen or tasted. This spectacular introduction, a deep shade of emerald green, is one of the greatest tomatoes we have ever bred. The meaty tangy cherry tomatoes are wondrously sweet and juicy. Edible perfection: raw, baked, grilled or sauteed.
Offering some resistance to cracking and disease, this beauty yields delicious tomatoes under typical Southern summer conditions–high heat, high humidity, and drought. What Kind Is Right for Me? In the battle of hybrid vs. heirloom plants, we suggest growing both hybrid and heirloom vegetables (especially tomatoes!).
Sugary sweet and bursting with juicy flavor, Italian Ice is a summer picnic treat. Clusters of 1-1 1/2" snack-sized fruits ripen from green to ivory white, becoming uniquely sweet and mild-tasting. Chill a bowlful for a satisfying portable snack when the sultry days of summer call for a cooling, melt-in-your-mouth taste sensation.