Cherry Red Tomato, Patio Choice
Name Patio Choice Red Cherry Tomato
Botanical Name Solanum lycopersicum
Native to Tomatoes are native to South America
Sun Full sun
Soil Normal, loamy, well-drained
Width 18- 20"
6" pots: $3.50
Gallon root pouch: 5.00
Clay pots and planters: Prices vary
Patio Red is a compact, disease resistant variety of tomato grown specifically for container gardening. The plant produces over 100, half ounce fruits (about 1" in diameter) on short vines. It really is perfect for patios or small gardens.
Will Tolerate &
Keeping in Going
Needs adequate water, especially when setting fruit
Tolerates heat and humidity
Tomatoes enjoy a little fertilizer. Try an organic fish emulsion such as Neptune's Harvest.
Cold temperatures slow growth and cause damage to roots.
Points of Interest
Patio Choice Red Tomato grows very well in containers. Its compact size makes it a nice choice for patios, balconies and small home gardens.
Resists: Verticillium Wilt and Tobacco Mosaic Virus
Patio Choice Red Cherry Tomato is a determinate variety that flourishes in containers (10" optimum) and small gardens.
Did you know that ripe apples and bananas contain ripening agents? To ripen green tomatoes place them indoors next to either of those fruits.