The finest Cherry Tomato to Plant

The finest Cherry Tomato to Plant

There’ll always be differences of view about what is the “very best” of any type of tomato — with qualities so eccentric as sweetness and flavor. Cherry tomatoes of different colors and shapes add variety to salads and party trays, and encourage children to eat healthy snacks. Nevertheless, 1 cherry tomato has won a taste competition with other cultivars and stays always highly considered. This tomato, the “Sun Sugar” (Solanum lycopersicum “Sun Sugar”), which can be increased in U.S. Department of Agriculture plant hardiness zones 2 through 10.

Greatest Overall Tomato

After conducting taste tests, the team of Sunset judged “Sun Sugar” to be the very best cherry tomato. However, the web site cautions that such tests are subjective, and delicious new hybrid varieties appear every year. Intensely sweet “Sun Sugar” tomatoes are 1/2 to 1 inch in diameter, which makes them medium-sized cherry tomatoes. The plants grow 7 to 9 feet tall on a tomato bet. These crack-resistant tomatoes grow in long clusters and mature in 62 to 67 days. Sun Sugar tomatoes will continue off the vine for up to two weeks.

Greatest Red Cherry Tomatoes

The Veggie Gardener website speeds the “Super Sweet 100” as the very best vintage red cherry tomato. The Heirloom Tomato Plants site reports that “Isis Candy” is a top 10 champion in tomato tastings, rivaling another flavorful tomato, “Sun Gold,” in flavor. “Isis Candy” tomatoes are 1 1/2 inches wide with a yellow star burst at the blossom end when they are ripe.

Greatest Yellow Cherry Tomatoes

Heirloom Tomato Plants rates Blondkopfchen, German for “little blond girl” or “little blond head,” as the very best tasting cherry tomato in presence. It yields thousands of 1/2-inch yellow tomatoes in clusters of about 30. Sunset rated the sweet deep-golden “Sun Gold” minute to “Sun Sugar.” “Sun Gold” grows in huge clusters on a huge plant.

Greatest Unusual Cherry Tomatoes

Sweet “Italian Ice” cherry tomatoes ripen when they are green to ivory-colored. They make terrific picnic snacks. Another cherry tomato that’s sweet and will dump kids on a picnic is that the reddish-black “Black Pearl.” The glowing yellow “Yellow Pear” cherry tomato is shaped like a teardrop. The tangy, delicious tomato is low in acidity, and can make a glowing, unusual addition to a snack or party tray. “Green Envy” cherry tomatoes are somewhat oblong in shape and green when they ripen.

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