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Solanum Lycopersicum var. cerasiforme 'Sweet Million'

 

Tomato 'Sweet Million' (Cherry Tomato)

Tomato 'Sweet Million' is a popular variety of red cherry tomato, usually grown under glass for best results, but is suitable for container growing on a warm sunny patio or hanging basket. A heavy cropping tomato, over a long period.

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plant Features
  • Tomato Sweet Million (Cherry Tomato) likes full sun

    Full sun

  • Tomato Sweet Million (Cherry Tomato) likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

  • Tomato Sweet Million (Cherry Tomato) is not frost hardy

    Not Frost hardy

  • Tomato Sweet Million (Cherry Tomato) likes rich and free draining

    Rich and free draining

 
plant information

Common name

Tomato 'Sweet Million' (Cherry Tomato)

Latin name

Solanum Lycopersicum var. cerasiforme 'Sweet Million'

type

Fruiting Vine

family

Solanaceae

ph

5.0 - 7.0 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Tomato Sweet Million (Cherry Tomato) likes full sun

    Full sun

  • Frost

    Tomato Sweet Million (Cherry Tomato) is not frost hardy

    Not Frost hardy

  • Soil

    Tomato Sweet Million (Cherry Tomato) likes rich and free draining

    Rich and free draining

  • Water

    Tomato Sweet Million (Cherry Tomato) likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

Plant & bloom calendar

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    Best time to plant
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full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Tomato Sweet Million (Cherry Tomato) is 0.50meters x 0.20meters 0.50 M 0.20 M

Solanum Lycopersicum var. cerasiforme 'Sweet Million'

Tomato 'Sweet Million' is a popular variety of red cherry tomato, usually grown under glass for best results, but is suitable for container growing on a warm sunny patio or hanging basket. A heavy cropping tomato, over a long period.


Planting

From Mid Spring TO Early Summer

Plant tomato plants grown from seed into the greenhouse border, when they are big enough to handle, and when risk of frost has passed. For outdoor varieties, young tender plants need to be hardened off, gradually, first in a cold-frame, and then in the open, before planting into their permanent position.

 

Propagation by seed

From Early Spring TO Mid Spring

Grow from seed in early spring in heat, one seed per tray division, or pot. Fill 9cm (3½in) pot with seed or multipurpose compost.Level and firm the compost, then water. Sow seeds on the compost surface, spacing them evenly, about 1/2" apart, (to help prevent "damping off" disease). Cover the seed with a layer of vermiculite, or sifted soil or compost. Keep at approximately 21°C (70°F), ideally in a heated propagator, When seedlings are big enough to handle, plant out in to a greenhouse - at least 16" apart - or, although less satisfactory, to a sunny windowsill

 
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