Rapunzel Cherry Tomato

Lycopercium

Growing Zones  9-11
  • Height:        4-6 ft
  • Width:         18-24″
  • Spacing:     18-48″
  • Design:        
  • Bloom Time: Spring to Summer
  • Location: Full sun
  • Water:  Average-consistent
  • Habit: Bush

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Description

Puts out long, cascading trusses, each with up to 40 sweet, bright red cherry tomatoes that keep coming all summer long. The long stems are quite impressive when picked fully loaded with tomatoes, which can be enjoyed individually as they ripen. 68-70 Days
Named for the fairy tale character, plants produce unique, long cascading trusses with up to 40 fruits. Very flavorful, bright red, 3/4 to 1 ounce cherry tomatoes make the perfect addition to salads and veggie trays. So sweet, you’ll be tempted to eat them straight-from-the-vine.
Indeterminate

Dandelions are another good plant to have in your tomato patch believe it or not. Tomatoes are susceptible to fusarium wilt, which is a soil borne fungal disease and dandelions can help keep this in check.Plant tomatoes along side of radishes, spinach, lettuce and turnips to help shade them from the hot sun. Though there is some debate, cabbage and cauliflower may benefit from having tomatoes close because they discourage flea beetles from nibbling. Some sources will contend that planting cabbage with tomatoes will hinder the growth of the tomatoes. Most gardening requires some trial and error to figure out what works best for your environment. Tomatoes are also helpful in repelling asparagus beetles.Good plants to pair with tomatoes are basil, carrots, chamomile and marigolds but keep them separate from fennel and potatoes.