Midnight Pear Tomato Seeds (Organic)
Cherry Tomato - Midnight Pear - Solanum lycopersicum
Tender Annual Dark purple, small pear fruits have a wonderful tomato flavor. Bred by Phillip Griffiths of Cornell University, these little fruits may look like your average black pear, but their outstanding flavor profile clearly earns them a place among the stars.
Did You Know? Cooking tomatoes in oil increases the absorption of lycopene in the intestines.
Soil Temperature: 75-85°F
Planting Depth: 1/4"
Germination: 6-12 Days
Height At Maturity: 5-7'
Days to Maturity: 60 Days
Sun/Shade: Full Sun
Spacing After Thinning: 3-4'
Approx Seeds per Pack: 50 Seeds
- Grow on a Trellis
- Requires Staking
Planting & Care
Soil and Water: Tomatoes love fertile soil rich in organic matter. Add plenty of compost prior to planting. Soil pH is preferred between 5.5-7.0. Soak the soil 4"-6" deep at 7-day intervals.
Planting and Growing: Sow seeds in flats 6-8 weeks before the last frost and thin to 2" apart after the first true leaves appear. Before transplanting after the last frost, harden off the plants by placing them outdoors for a few hours to start, increasing the amount of time each day until they are accustomed to a full day of sunlight.
Harvesting & Storage: Harvest when individual fruits give slightly under finger pressure; the shoulders may not have changed color yet.
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