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The tomato variety, Tomato Tommy Cherry Fountain is a modern variant of the highly popular classic cherry tomato variety Tommy Toe. As alluded to by its name, Tomato Tommy Cherry Fountain produces plentiful flowing stems of small (25mm round), crisp and juicy cherry tomato fruits which very often resemble a fountain of fruit. The variety Tomato Tommy Cherry Fountain is one of the earliest fruiting varieties of tomato, which is both long-lived, and a strong producer, which is sure to provide an extremely rewarding experience for any gardener. Provided Tomato Tommy Cherry Fountain plants have enough calcium (add lime to the soil if the base of fruit starts to turn brown and rot), the fruit is very long-lasting and can last up to 2-weeks in the kitchen fruit-bowl.
This variety does best if it is staked (not compulsory) and remember, like all tomato varieties, will require a sunny spot in the garden and for the leaves to remain dry during watering. Marigolds can be inter-planted with this tomato variety, as they act as a natural insect pest repellent, please visit our store for more details.
Advantages of Tomato Tommy Cherry Fountain
Early fruiting variety
Small cherry fruit - excellent for home-gardeners
Sweet, juicy & fragrant fruit
Extremely heavy yielding variety, with months of continual harvesting
Generally vigorous plant, provided it has sufficient nutrition, particularly phosphorus
60 - 80cm height at maturity (but can 'climb' 80cm+, if staked)