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Chadwick's Cherry Tomato Seeds (Organic)

Chadwick's Cherry Tomato Seeds (Organic)

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Chadwick's Cherry tomatoes offer a delightful addition to any garden, renowned for their small, sweet fruits and prolific production. Here's an extensive guide to successfully cultivate Chadwick's Cherry tomato seeds: 

Understanding Chadwick's Cherry Tomatoes: 

Varietal Overview: Chadwick's Cherry tomatoes (Solanum lycopersicum) are heirloom cherry tomatoes known for their small, round, and incredibly sweet fruits. 

Fruit Characteristics: These tomatoes typically measure about 1 inch in diameter, showcasing a deep red color and a burst of sweet flavor in every bite. 

Growth Habit: Chadwick's Cherry tomatoes grow in clusters, with each vine producing numerous fruits throughout the season. 

Planting Chadwick's Cherry Tomato Seeds: 

Seed Selection: Choose high-quality seeds from reputable suppliers, ensuring they suit your specific growing zone. 

Timing: Start seeds indoors 6-8 weeks before the last expected frost date in your region. Transplant seedlings outdoors after the danger of frost has passed. 

Soil Preparation: Opt for well-draining, fertile soil enriched with organic matter. Consider amending the soil with compost for improved nutrients and moisture retention. 

Spacing: Plant seedlings or sow seeds approximately 18-24 inches apart in rows spaced 24-36 inches apart to allow sufficient room for growth. Ideal 

Growing Conditions and Zones: 

Suitable Growing Zones: Chadwick's Cherry tomatoes thrive in USDA plant hardiness zones 4-10, encompassing various climates that support healthy tomato growth. 

Sunlight: Ensure a minimum of 6-8 hours of direct sunlight for optimal growth and fruit production. 

Watering: Maintain consistent soil moisture, avoiding both drought stress and excessive watering to prevent issues like splitting or blossom-end rot. 

Fertilization: Apply balanced fertilizer during planting and consider periodic feeding throughout the growing season to support robust growth. Care and Maintenance: Support: Provide adequate support such as stakes or cages to ensure the vines are well-supported, preventing breakage and aiding in proper airflow. 

Pruning: Regularly remove suckers and excess foliage to improve air circulation and direct the plant's energy toward fruit production. 

Weed Control: Keep the area around the plants free from weeds to minimize competition for nutrients and water. 

Pollination and Fruit Development: 

Pollination: Chadwick's Cherry tomatoes are self-pollinating but can benefit from occasional gentle shaking to aid in pollination. 

Fruit Care: Monitor for pests like aphids or hornworms and utilize organic pest control methods to protect the developing fruits. 

Harvesting Chadwick's Cherry Tomatoes: 

Timing: Harvest when the tomatoes reach their characteristic deep red color and are firm to the touch. 

Harvest Technique: Gently twist or cut the tomatoes from the vine using garden shears or a knife to avoid damaging the plant. 

Storing and Usage: 

Storage: Store ripe tomatoes at room temperature away from direct sunlight and consume within a few days for the best flavor. 

Usage: Enjoy Chadwick's Cherry tomatoes fresh in salads, as snacks, or in various culinary dishes, enhancing flavor and visual appeal. Cultivating Chadwick's Cherry tomato seeds requires providing optimal growing conditions and diligent care. Following these guidelines will ensure a bountiful harvest of sweet, small fruits, making them a delightful addition to any garden.

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Chadwick's Cherry tomatoes offer a delightful addition to any garden, renowned for their small, sweet fruits and prolific production. Here's an extensive guide to successfully cultivate Chadwick's Cherry tomato seeds: 

Understanding Chadwick's Cherry Tomatoes: 

Varietal Overview: Chadwick's Cherry tomatoes (Solanum lycopersicum) are heirloom cherry tomatoes known for their small, round, and incredibly sweet fruits. 

Fruit Characteristics: These tomatoes typically measure about 1 inch in diameter, showcasing a deep red color and a burst of sweet flavor in every bite. 

Growth Habit: Chadwick's Cherry tomatoes grow in clusters, with each vine producing numerous fruits throughout the season. 

Planting Chadwick's Cherry Tomato Seeds: 

Seed Selection: Choose high-quality seeds from reputable suppliers, ensuring they suit your specific growing zone. 

Timing: Start seeds indoors 6-8 weeks before the last expected frost date in your region. Transplant seedlings outdoors after the danger of frost has passed. 

Soil Preparation: Opt for well-draining, fertile soil enriched with organic matter. Consider amending the soil with compost for improved nutrients and moisture retention. 

Spacing: Plant seedlings or sow seeds approximately 18-24 inches apart in rows spaced 24-36 inches apart to allow sufficient room for growth. Ideal 

Growing Conditions and Zones: 

Suitable Growing Zones: Chadwick's Cherry tomatoes thrive in USDA plant hardiness zones 4-10, encompassing various climates that support healthy tomato growth. 

Sunlight: Ensure a minimum of 6-8 hours of direct sunlight for optimal growth and fruit production. 

Watering: Maintain consistent soil moisture, avoiding both drought stress and excessive watering to prevent issues like splitting or blossom-end rot. 

Fertilization: Apply balanced fertilizer during planting and consider periodic feeding throughout the growing season to support robust growth. Care and Maintenance: Support: Provide adequate support such as stakes or cages to ensure the vines are well-supported, preventing breakage and aiding in proper airflow. 

Pruning: Regularly remove suckers and excess foliage to improve air circulation and direct the plant's energy toward fruit production. 

Weed Control: Keep the area around the plants free from weeds to minimize competition for nutrients and water. 

Pollination and Fruit Development: 

Pollination: Chadwick's Cherry tomatoes are self-pollinating but can benefit from occasional gentle shaking to aid in pollination. 

Fruit Care: Monitor for pests like aphids or hornworms and utilize organic pest control methods to protect the developing fruits. 

Harvesting Chadwick's Cherry Tomatoes: 

Timing: Harvest when the tomatoes reach their characteristic deep red color and are firm to the touch. 

Harvest Technique: Gently twist or cut the tomatoes from the vine using garden shears or a knife to avoid damaging the plant. 

Storing and Usage: 

Storage: Store ripe tomatoes at room temperature away from direct sunlight and consume within a few days for the best flavor. 

Usage: Enjoy Chadwick's Cherry tomatoes fresh in salads, as snacks, or in various culinary dishes, enhancing flavor and visual appeal. Cultivating Chadwick's Cherry tomato seeds requires providing optimal growing conditions and diligent care. Following these guidelines will ensure a bountiful harvest of sweet, small fruits, making them a delightful addition to any garden.

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Cannot ship to the following states: AK, HI, PR, VI, GU

Shipping Weight: 0.01 lb

Dimensions: 4.5"L x 3.25"W x 0.1"H

Features

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

Characteristics

USDA Growing Zone: 4 - 10
Approximate Harvest Time : Early Fall
Approximate Harvest Time : Late Summer
Growth Habit : Indeterminate
Life Cycle : Tender Annual
Plant Family : Solanaceae (Nightshades)
Planting Time : Spring
Planting Time : Summer
Seed Unit Sizes : Seed Pack
Soil pH : 5.6 - 6.0
Soil pH : 6.1 - 6.5
Soil pH : 6.6 - 7.0
Starting Location : Start Indoors & Transplant
Sun Requirements : Full Sun
Tomato Type : Cherry

Planting & Care

Soil & Water: Tomatoes love fertile soil 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.

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