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Candyland Red Tomato

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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Solanum lycopersicum

Common Name: Currant Tomato

Hardiness Degree: 40°F (4.4°C)

Blooming Season: Summer, Spring, Late Spring, Late Summer

Plant Habit: Spreading, Upright

Water: Heavy

Fertilize: Every two weeks

Spacing: 18 - 36" (46 - 91cm)

Height: 60 - 84" (152 - 213cm)

Width: 36 - 48" (91 - 122cm)

Exposure: Sun

General Information: Red currant tomato has a tidy habit that will not grow out of control in the garden. Very small, sweet fruit detach from the plant easily with minimal splitting or tearing of skin. Very high yields of useable fruit develop on exposed trusses, making fruit easy to find on the plant. Fast harvest of single fruit or clip entire truss for beautiful fruit presentation

Grower Information:

Days from transplant to ripe fruit: 55 to 60
Fruit size: 0.5 in./1.25 cm
Growth: Indeterminate 
    Plug crop time: 3 to 4 weeks
    Transplant to finish: 4 to 8 weeks
    • This All-America Selections Winner puts a new spin on currant tomatoes – with its compact, tidy and manageable habit, Candyland Red won’t take over like the other sprawling varieties do. 
    • Gardeners get easy-to-grow, earlier and easy-to-harvest variety compared to other currants. 
    • Branched trusses are accessible for more usable fruit with less damage while picking. 
    • Very high yields of tiny, red fruit that deliver bursts of very sweet flavour. 
    • Entire truss can be harvested with ripe fruit on for a beautiful display of tiny tomatoes. 
    • Best in-ground.