Tomato 'Red Currant' Seeds

This variety produces huge, vigorous branches that yields thousands of 3/8-inch, sweet (but slightly tart), red currant tomatoes.

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A tomato from South America. This variety produces huge, vigorous branches that yield thousands of 3/8”, sweet (but slightly tart), red currant tomatoes. These are wonderful for snacking on fresh, adding to salads or adding to culinary dishes as decoration and delicious flavoring. Also very flavorful made into preserves. Rare! (Note that although these are a different species, they will readily cross with other tomatoes. If you are saving seed, isolate these plants.)

Michigan Seeds grown on our farm Renegade Acres in Howell, MI!

Additional Info

Botanical Name Lycopersicon pimpinellifolium
Life Cycle Annual
Min. Time to Germinate 5 Days
Max. Time to Germinate 10 Days
Depth to Sow Seeds 1/4 in.
When to Sow Indoors 6-8 weeks before last spring frost
Growing Height 4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)
Plant Spacing 24-36 in. (60-90 cm)
Hardiness N/A
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Danger Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested
Growth Habit Indeterminate
Soil pH Requirements 6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic), 6.6 to 7.5 (neutral), 7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)
Days to Harvest 60-70
Propagation Methods From herbaceous stem cuttings, From seed; direct sow after last frost, From seed; germinate in a damp paper towel, From seed; sow indoors before last frost
Seed Collecting Allow unblemished fruit to ripen; clean and dry seeds, Ferment seeds before storing
Usage Fresh, salad
Fruit Color Red
Fruit Size Small (grape/cherry varieties)
Seeds Per Pack 25