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50 Days. Perhaps the smallest open pollinated tomato plant on the planet. Bears tangy sweet cherry sized red fruits in abundance. Whether in hanging baskets, contained in pots on the patio or year round in home hydroponic systems, this plant keeps its mounded form. Prune only to promote airflow.
- Seed Count: 10-12
- Collection Date: August 2021
- Hardiness Zone: tender perennial
- Height and Width: 45cm (super determinate)
- Tomato type: determinate regular leaf
- Germination test type: hand sort
How to germinate Micro Tom tomato seeds:
Sow 5 mm deep. Keep moist; plastic cover improves success. Opt. germination temp: 18-25 C. Days to germ: 5-10. All tomatoes drop their blooms when temperatures reach 85 F or greater, so make sure your tomatoes don’t get over heated. Blossom end rot is a nutritional disorder where a lack of calcium causes the fruit to rot from the blossom end so be sure you use something like rock phosphate (22% calcium) when amending your tomato beds/growing medium. Use mulch to retain moisture or prevent water from splashing up on your plants as tomatoes hate having their foliage wet…NEVER WATER FROM ABOVE…its like someone splashing a cold bucket of water on you! If growing hydroponically, educate yourself as to the nutrients needed for lush plants and abundant fruit.