Everglades Tomato (Solanum pimpinellifolium)

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We see you summer! Juicy Everglades Tomatoes area an amazing rare perennial wild heirloom tomato variety that can really take the heat. They thrive and fruit year round in Florida, and are easily grown as exciting annuals in cooler climates. Everglades Tomato plants fruit prolifically, but it's tiny tomatoes are no larger than a quarter. 

Don't let their miniature size fool you!  Everglades Tomatoes are small, but their flavor is mighty and has a perfect blend of sweetness and acidity.  Loved by little kids and even people who claim to hate tomatoes, these tasty little gems are perfect for yard grazing or salads. 

Plant Type: 
Short-Lived Perennial Fruiting Shrub/Vine

Everglades Tomato can be grown as an annual in colder climates.

Harvest Season: 
Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter

Fruits prolifically 30-60 days after planting.

Mature Size: 
Up to 3-6 ft tall and wide

Soil & Moisture: 
Rich, well-draining soil. Likes a lot of water (every 1-3 days) but be careful not to overwater. 

Light Requirements: 
Full Sun, Part Shade

Self-Fertile: 
Yes

Growth Rate: 
Very Fast, Fast

Zone Hardiness: 
Outdoors 9-11 (frost protection until established); Patio/Greenhouse 4+

 

Plant in the spring or summer in cooler climates

Propagation: 
Medium Pot Size: Grown from seed and capable to produce within 30-60 days.

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