Tomato 'Blue Berry Tomato'
Solanum lycopersicum 'Blue Berry Tomato'
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Blue berries tomato is a small cherry variety. Very dark purple color, which means it’s super-rich in anthocyanins. Unripe, the fruits are a glowing amethyst purple. At maturity they turn deep red where the fruit was shaded; the areas that received intense sunshine are a purple so deep it’s almost black! The flavor is intensely fruity, and sugar-sweet. Plants are very productive, yielding all season in elongated clusters that look beautiful.
The fruit takes about 75 days from transplanting to harvest. Harvest the fruit when fully ripe, the the colour will be deep and the fruit is soft to the touch.
Sow in spring as temperatures start warming up. Sow into trays or in situ, germination takes 6-14 days.
Tomatoes are heavy feeders, follow with legumes.
Cherry tomatoes can be grown in pots. Make use the pot is large enough and provide a support for the plant or use a pot tall enough for the plant to cascade over.
Soil PH preference
The fruit are edible.
Blue Berry tomato has good disease resistance. Be on the lookout for pests, like Stink bugs, cutworms, tomato hornworms and tobacco hornworms, aphids, cabbage loopers, whiteflies, tomato fruitworms, flea beetles, red spider mite, slugs, and Colorado potato beetles.