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[Tomato Dirt #122] How Sweet It Is! 3 Cherry Tomato Varieties to Try
April 13, 2017

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Volume 7, Number 6

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FEATURE: How Sweet It Is! Try These 3 Cherry Tomato Varieties

Cherry tomatoes have long been a favorite with gardeners. They’re easy to grow and fun to pick. And because of their size, these tiny garden treats have concentrated flavor. Here are 3 cherry tomato varieties that have a sweet reputation. You may want to try them in your garden this year.

  1. Gardeners Delight Cherry Tomato: “It’s the best-flavored cherry tomato I’ve ever grown.” With the flavor is that of an excellent large heirloom tomato and the classic cherry tomato size to snack on as you work in the garden, is it any wonder this indeterminate is nicknamed “Sugar Lump”?  To add kudos, Gardener’s Delight it produces consistent results year after year, beginning with ripe fruit early in the season that continues until frost. Learn more about Gardeners Delight Cherry Tomato...
  2. Sungold Cherry Tomatoes : “So sweet that even kids like it” and “Like a party in your mouth” – more than one gardener sings the praises of Sungold Cherry Tomatoes, a hybrid golden orange cherry tomato variety.  Add to that the fact that Sungold (sometimes written “Sun Gold”) produces abundant fruit until frost with very few vulnerabilities to disease and you may just want to try this tomato variety in your garden. Learn more about Sungold Cherry Tomatoes ...
  3. Sweet 100 Tomato: Some gardeners are so enamored with the taste that they call Sweet 100s “vine candy” and eat cherries straight off the plant. They're often used for snacking and salads but are suitable for cooking, freezing, and even pickling, too.But the “100” part of the name is a misnomer in the sense that it’s too modest. Most plants of this variety produce not one hundred, but rather hundreds of fruit. More about Sweet 100 …

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