Organic Cherry Tomato, Matt's Wild Cherry
(1 oz)

Early Producer

Brand: Peaceful Valley    Item Number: SNV5572

$49.99/Oz

In Stock! Ships from Northern CA.

$49.99/Oz

In Stock! Ships from Northern CA.

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Description

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Cherry Tomato - Matt's Wild Cherry - Lycopersicon esculentum

Tender Annual Heirloom. Indeterminate. Grow a wild tomato. A native of Mexico, this robust and sprawling cherry tomato is loved for the rich flavor of its sweet fruits. An early producer, Matt’s is resistant to early blight and has some resistance to late blight.

Did You Know? This tomato grew wild in the state of Hidalgo, in eastern Mexico near Mexico City.

Soil & Water: Tomatoes love fertile soil that is rich in organic matter. Add plenty of compost prior to planting. Soil pH is preferred between 5.5-7.0. Soak the soil 4"-6" deep at 7-day intervals.

Planting & Growing: Sow seeds in flats 6-8 weeks before the last frost and thin to 2" after the first true leaves appear. Before transplanting after the last frost, harden off the plants by placing them outdoors for a few hours to start, increasing the amount of time each day until they are accustomed to a full day of sunlight.

Harvesting & Storage: Harvest when individual fruits give slightly under finger pressure; the shoulders may not have changed color yet. Due to the thin skins, these tomatoes may crack if left to ripen on the vines, so pick early.

Soil Temperature: 70-85°F
Planting Depth: 1/4"
Germination: 6-12 Days
Height At Maturity: 5’-7’
Days to Maturity: 55-60 Days
Sun/Shade:Full Sun
Spacing After Thinning: 3’-4’
Approx Seeds per Ounce: 31,499 Seeds

Peaceful Valley Farm & Garden Supply brand seeds are guaranteed to germinate. Once the seeds have sprouted, please understand that Peaceful Valley cannot be held responsible for the many uncontrollable growing and climatic conditions that must be met to ensure the success of your crop(s). Peaceful Valley brand vegetable seeds are all non-GMO and Certified Organic.
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Features

  • Attracts Bees/Butterflies
  • Greenhouse Compatible
  • Grow on a Trellis
  • Heirloom
  • Requires Staking
  • Requires Summer Water

Characteristics

Seed Unit Sizes 1 oz Organic Status Certified Organic Product
Life Cycle Tender Annual Planting Time Spring, Summer
Approximate Harvest Time Early Summer, Late Summer Ideal Soil Temperature 70-85°F
Germination Requirements Warmth Days to Maturity 50 - 60 Days
Sun Requirements Full Sun Growth Habit Indeterminate
Starting Location Start Indoors & Transplant Plant Family Solanaceae (Nightshades)
Soil pH 5.6 - 7.0 Tomato Type Cherry
Seed Unit Sizes 1 oz
Organic Status Certified Organic Product
Life Cycle Tender Annual
Planting Time Spring, Summer
Approximate Harvest Time Early Summer, Late Summer
Ideal Soil Temperature 70-85°F
Germination Requirements Warmth
Days to Maturity 50 - 60 Days
Sun Requirements Full Sun
Growth Habit Indeterminate
Starting Location Start Indoors & Transplant
Plant Family Solanaceae (Nightshades)
Soil pH 5.6 - 7.0
Tomato Type Cherry

Planting & Care

Soil & Water: Tomatoes love fertile soil that is rich in organic matter. Add plenty of compost prior to planting. Soil pH is preferred between 5.5-7.0. Soak the soil 4"-6" deep at 7-day intervals.

Planting & Growing: Sow seeds in flats 6-8 weeks before the last frost and thin to 2" after the first true leaves appear. Before transplanting after the last frost, harden off the plants by placing them outdoors for a few hours to start, increasing the amount of time each day until they are accustomed to a full day of sunlight.

Harvesting & Storage: Harvest when individual fruits give slightly under finger pressure; the shoulders may not have changed color yet. Due to the thin skins, these tomatoes may crack if left to ripen on the vines, so pick early.

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Shipping Information

Shipping Weight: 0.10 lbs. Dimensions: 6"L x 6"W x 0.5"H

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