What is the cherry tomato?
Of the Family of Solanaceae like the potato and the bell pepper, tomato is a fruit from South America. This plant is part of the category of Annual type fruits, that is to say that all his cycle, from sowing to harvest, takes place over a year. Most of the time, the tomato is red, with very green leaves and yellow flowers.
Cherry tomatoes are easy to cultivate and grow quickly. The foot of the cherry tomato takes the form of a bush and can reach a height of about 1 meter. The cherry tomato is a variety of Small bright red tomatoes. There are other varieties of tomatoes, small sizes such as darker black cherry but also varieties of large tomatoes such as beef heart tomatoes.
Characteristic of the cherry tomato
Cherry tomatoes are fruits that need a location with a lot of sun and a frequent watering But you will have to be careful that the roots do not have an excess water. Its fruits are sweeter and make the gourmets delight as an aperitif as in the main dish. Discover the recipes based on cherry tomatoes with Urban Cuisine : Cherry tomato crumble, Cherry and mozzarella tomatoes salad and many others. This plant Pushes very well inside : pot, as a vegetable garden and a planter which makes her ideal for small spaces.
Cherry tomato diseases
The planting of cherry tomatoes can be ravaged by mildew, these are small fungi whose appearance is favored by excess water and heat. They manifest themselves by clear spots and the blackening of the leaves.
The sowing of the cherry tomato in detail: type of seed and location
Which seed to choose?
The choice of seeds is particularly important because it will influence plant growth and play on the nutritional intake of your fruits and vegetables. To enjoy all the flavor of your cherry tomatoes while being sure of the quality of your product, we recommend the seeds labeled "organic farming". This label is a certification that The cherry tomato seed is organic And that she has not undergone any harmful chemical treatment. In addition, compared to other varieties of seeds, organic seeds are more resistant, including in the face of pests.
The organic cherry tomato: from sowing to harvest
After sowing, organic cherry tomatoes seeds will seed quickly and easily. The plant will simply need a Quite sunny location and a soil rich in nutrients Well drained.
It will be necessary Sow the seeds in March, indoors So that the feet can have heat.
The cherry tomato cultivation in garden
The sowing of the cherry tomato will be done first indoors So that the plants can grow enough before being outdated when the temperature is favorable to planting.
The planting technique stifled is particularly suitable for the cultivation of organic cherry tomatoes. This type of culture consists of Sow your plants in a mini greenhouse Before transplanting them once the young plants have been pushed enough. To prepare the plant, you will have to fill a terrine with soil rich in nutrients. Then you can switch to sowing. For that, Tap the earth, Sow the seeds, Then tap again with more insistence. Finally, Sprinkle slightly sowing. Finish the sowing in the covering with the lid terrine. Close the windows of this mini greenhouse then Open them after a week. Wait another week before going to transplanting into buckets. You will then have to transplant the young plants.
You can also sow organic cherry tomatoes in buckets before transplanting them as a vegetable garden or in the garden.
If you start in gardening, you can use a capsule already including the potting soil, nutrients suitable for growth and cherry tomato seeds, thus facilitating your sowing and future harvests.
Urban Cuisine has developed capsules, calledCrop clods which allow everyone to take advantage of delicious cherry tomatoes, all in easy.
Transplanting the cherry tomato
Once the roots of your tomato feet are well developed and two leaves of your plants have appeared, you can Transpick your plants in buckets If the sowing was made in another container, or in a pot, planter and vegetable garden. For that, prepare the ground of your container by filling them with a light substrate but rich in nutrients, then make a hole in this earth. Harvest the tomato plant Using a large spoon Without touching the roots And Plant them In the buckets, the pots, or the container of your choice. Cover The young tomato foot of a launch of soil, Tap, then sprinkle slowly.
The cultivation of cherry tomatoes indoors
You can sow the cherry tomato seeds directly in a pot or a planter. For this, it will be necessary choose the Pot place wisely or the planter so that tomato feet can benefit from light, humidity and heat. THE Choice of pot material will also be important to keep a hot and humid land. Then proceed to sowing in the same way as described above. The advantage of this type of planting is that you will not need to transplant your plants.
L'watering Plants must be frequent. You can water about 3 times a week. To accelerate the maturity of tomatoes, it is advisable to Gourmands.
Harvest and conservation:
tomato seeds will seed after 6 to 10 days and you can go to the harvest from 8 to 10 weeks.
If you have chosen the seeds labeled “organic farming”, you can harvest the seeds of tomatoes to be able to replant them.
Garden with Urban Cuisine
Creating an interior garden is easy with Urban Cuisine. We have designed for you the organic cherry tomato cherry clod so that you can harvest throughout the year. The use of these crop cloties is simple, they already contain All the nutrients necessary for plant growth And the seeds are already sown in the earth. The ground of crop clods is compact for a product all in one, so you will only have to get watering. Thanks to crop cloties, you can cultivate cherry tomatoes in your Cork pots in a place where your plants will have a good amount of light.
Otherwise, you can choose a plantation with the Connected interior vegetable garden Urban Cuisine For Cultivate 16 plants simultaneously organic and associate your favorite flavors: Cayenne pepper, Mini pepper and cherry tomato. The connected vegetable garden Urban Cuisine Reproduces sunlight For 18 hours a day, dark apartments will no longer be a problem. For even easier, thewatering, ventilation and humidity are also automatic. Your opinion counts for us, which is why we offer you a personalized monthly crop mound recharge thanks to the subscription Urban Cuisine.
Otherwise, you can choose two varieties of plants to cultivate them in Balcony Depending on the combination of your choice. For tomato cultivation, we offer you Cherry tomato balcony & Basil Grand Green.
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