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Red Currant Tomato Seeds

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Red Currant Tomato Seeds

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Red Currant Tomato Seeds

3.75

Chemical-free farm-grown Red Currant Tomato (Solanum pimpinellifolium) seeds for organic growing.

All seed varieties are grown at our farm, Fireweed, or gathered sustainably from the near by wilds. We gather, process, and package every seed variety we carry ourselves with love and care in small batches. We never import seeds to sell to you. All of our varieties are open-pollinated, grown without the use of chemicals, hybrid-free and GMO-free.

1 pkg (approx 25 seeds)

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Variety Name
Red Currant

Botanical Name
Solanum pimpinellifolium

Plant Family
Solanaceae (Nightshade Family)

Life Cycle
Annual/Perennial

Hardiness Zone
Annual in all zones. Perennial in zone 11.

Days Until Harvest
65

Habit
Indeterminate/Vining.

Description
A super sweet and tasty treat. Profuse clusters of tiny currant-sized tomatoes all season long. Can be supported like other vining tomatoes, left to sprawl or be grown in hanging baskets. 

Sun/Soil
Full sun, well-drained fertile garden soil.

Germination Temp
25-35C

Sowing
Tomato seeds are best started in mid-March to early april indoors or in a greenhouse with bottom heat. Germination takes place in 7-14 days on average, but cooler soil temp can delay germination.

Growing/Care
Tomato plants can be transplanted out once the soil has warmed to above 10C and all danger of frost has passed. They require fertile soil. It is useful to dig in or top dress with compost. Natural fertilizers such as kelp, fish fertilizer or compost tea, can be watered in every two or three weeks until bloom time.

Once plants are rooted in after transplanting, infrequent waterings are recommended to encourage strong plants with deep root growth that require less water during summer.

Vining tomatoes need support, such as a trellis or strings, and need suckers need to be pruned regularly to encourage flower and fruit production.