‘Dwarf Cherry Surprise’, ‘BHN 968’ Tomato

Solanum lycopersicum ‘BHN 968’

‘BHN 968’ is a determinate plant which produces an abundant yield of cherry tomatoes. The fruit are one half to three quarter inches in diameter and are four times sweeter than regular cherry tomatoes. The plant is resistant to Verticillium, Fusarium, Tobacco Mossaic Virus, and Tomato Spotted Wilt Virus as well as nematodes.

Exposure: Full sun for optimum production

Size: Height — 3 to 4 feet high; width — 2 to 3 feet wide

Plant type: Annual and determinate

Planting time: In early spring after the danger of frost has passed and in the summer 80 to 90 days prior to the first freeze in the fall; best to use high quality transplants; if seed is used it should be started 6 to 8 weeks prior to the planting date

Soil type: Numerous as long as well drained

Suggested uses: For the garden or commercial planting

Special notes: ‘BHN 968’ is an outstanding selection for the home garden or accent containers; the naturally short plant stature makes for outstanding yields in a small amount of space; fruit sweetness and quality is exceptional; great for school gardens and children as the plant will make an abundance of fruit in a short period of time

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