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PlantFiles: Tomato
Lycopersicon lycopersicum 'Cherry Cocktail, Red'

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Family: Solanaceae (so-lan-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Lycopersicon (ly-koh-PER-see-kon) (Info)
Species: lycopersicum (ly-koh-PER-see-kum) (Info)
Cultivar: Cherry Cocktail, Red

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Height:
6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Spacing:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Seed Collecting:
Allow unblemished fruit to ripen; clean and dry seeds
Ferment seeds before storing

Growing Habit:
Indeterminate

Fruit Shape:
Cherry

Fruit Size:
Small (grape/cherry varieties)

Days to Maturity:
Early (55-68 days)
Mid (69-80 days)

Fruit Colors:
Red

Seed Type:
Open-pollinated

Usage:
Fresh, salad

Disease Resistance:
Unknown - Tell us

Leaf Type:
Regular Leaf

Profile:

No positives
1 neutral
1 negative

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Negative LenaBeanNZ On Dec 20, 2008, LenaBeanNZ from Brisbane
Australia (Zone 10b) wrote:

Plants were vigorous and productive, but taste was terrible. Acidic at first, then left a nasty bitter after taste that was very difficult to get out of my throat. Even after being cooked into a sauce they left a bitter after taste. I stopped eating them, and would not recommend them to anyone. Puchased seed at a local garden centre in 2006, Yates brand I think.

Neutral Farmerdill On Jan 12, 2006, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

A cocktail size (2 cm) tomato.



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