Week 19 – May 09, 2021

Plant Information

Cocoa Edible Potted Tomato

New variety!
  • Cocoa Edible Potted Tomato - Bloom
  • Cocoa Edible Potted Tomato - Container
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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Solanum lycopersicum

Common Name: Tomato

Blooming Season: Spring, Late Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter, Late Summer

Plant Habit: Upright

Characteristics: Culinary Use

Water: Light

Fertilize: Every two weeks

Spacing: 10 - 12" (25 - 30cm)

Height: 6 - 8" (15 - 20cm)

Width: 6 - 8" (15 - 20cm)

Exposure: Sun

General Information: Cocoa will brighten up your windowsill or patio table, and it has a tidy plant habit. It provides uniquely burgundy-colored fruit that is deliciously sweet for your recipes! You’ll enjoy handfuls of fruit over a few weeks. Add it to your monthly shopping list for more fresh tomatoes! 

Grower Information:

Buy. Eat. Repeat!
The NEW Kitchen Minis™ collection includes potted vegetable plants consumers can grow inside on a sunny windowsill or counter without a garden! They can also be grown outside as tabletop patio varieties.
Easy-to-grow Kitchen Minis encourage consumers to harvest and enjoy their own homegrown vegetables, then when the plant is finished fruiting, buy a fresh plant to harvest from every few weeks!

  • Plant benefits from being grown dry. Support fruit weight by inserting sticks close to the central stem at the time of flowering.
  • Cocoa will brighten up your windowsill or patio table, and it has a tidy plant habit. Cocoa provides uniquely burgundy-colored fruit that is deliciously sweet for your recipes! 

Plug crop time (weeks): 2-3
Potting to sale (weeks): 10-12
Pot size: 4-6 in./10-15 cm