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Tomato: Chocolate Pear

Tomato: Chocolate Pear

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Name: Tomato 'Chocolate Pear'

 Solanum lycopersicum

Origin

 

Chocolate pear is a great little cherry type tomato that is slightly tart and slightly sweet with a full tomato flavour. Most people really love them. The dark colour contrasts well with yellow and red cherry pears in salads.

The plant is very productive and should be staked.

 

When to sow: After risk of frost is over in mid to late spring. You can sow in trays a little earlier and keep them warm by a window inside, or in a hothouse, until ready to plant out.

 

Plant Type: indeterminate

 

Uses: Salads, or eating right off the vine.

 

Growing Conditions: Needs well manured, well drained soil in full sun. Water regularly in summer.   

 

Pests and Diseases: Tomatoes have many pests and diseases. If they don't look good then a quick Google search, or asking on a gardening Facebook group should help you out.

 

Special Qualities: Prolific

 

Seeds: 30 minimum in packet