Scientific Name: Solanum lycopersicum
Common Name: Small-Fruited Tomato, Cherry Tomato
Hardiness Degree: 40°F (4.4°C)
Blooming Season: Summer
Plant Habit: Upright
Characteristics: Culinary Use
Fertilize: Every two weeks
Spacing: 18 - 36" (46 - 91cm)
Height: 60 - 72" (152 - 183cm)
Width: 36 - 48" (91 - 122cm)
General Information: Red cherry tomatoes show a blush of black-purple on the skin in the sun.
Enjoy big harvests of flavorful tomatoes.
Used in salads or eaten straight off the plant, Midnight Snack is a great guilt-free treat any time, day or night.
Days to maturity from transplant: 65-70
Fruit characteristics: Round, medium, red with black overlay, 1.5 in./4 cm
Unique cherry tomato ripens red with an overlay of glossy black-purple on the skin when exposed to sunlight due to the accumulation of anthocyanin pigment. Sure to capture attention at retail and on the farm stand! Productive all season, yielding fruit that is well-balanced and flavorful. Great in salads or eaten straight off the plant, Midnight Snack is a guilt-free treat any time of the day or night. Best in-ground, grown with support.
Plug crop time: 3 to 4 weeks
Transplant to finish: 4 to 8 weeks
Best for: Fresh Market Field, Home Garden In-ground