Cherry Tomatoes

Sweet Million Tomato

Sweet Million Tomato

TM878

65-75 days. Trial ground visitors can't get enough of this one! They keep sneaking back for these flavor packed cherry tomatoes. The indeterminate plants produce 1-1 1/2 inch fruit in grape-like clusters. A truss of these "two bite" size tomatoes is welcome next to any mixed greens salad. HR: F 1-2, TMV, ToMV 0-1.
Also available as a conventional or grafted plant.

   Hybrid Variety
Approximately 35-40 seeds per 1/8 gram.
  • TM878/S
  • 1/8 gram
  • $5.15

  • TM878/P
  • 250 seeds
  • $13.85

  • TM878/B
  • 1000 seeds
  • $38.95
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Soil Temp for Germ.Days to EmergenceSeed DepthSoil Temp. for Trans.Plant SpacingRow SpacingMin. Germ.Seed LifeSeeds per 1/8 gramFertilizer Needs
70-90°F6-141/4"55°FSee below3-4'80%3 years≈ 35-40High


Lycopersicon lycopersicum The first ripe, juicy tomato of summer is a delicious milestone of the season for gardeners. Each year we test and evaluate more than 250 tomato varieties to bring you the most flavorful, best performing selections, for every desired use. An array of nutrients and antioxidants including the especially potent lycopene, found in its highest concentration in tomatoes, supports healthy eyesight, cardiovascular health, cancer-fighting capacity, and more.

Days to maturity are calculated from date of transplant.

Culture
Determinate tomatoes: grow compactly, sprawling laterally, usually do not require staking, and fruit ripens over a short period of time
Indeterminate tomatoes: grow on long vines, generally require pruning to 1 or 2 leaders that need to be trellised
• Fertile, well drained, raised beds covered with plastic mulch promote early growth and better yields
• Tomatoes are high feeders and will benefit from regular fertilization with Age Old Bloom
• To prevent blossom end rot use a high calcuim amendment
• Overwatering can cause fruit to crack

Direct Sowing
• Not recommended

Transplanting
• Sow seeds in trays 6-8 weeks before anticipated transplant date; up-pot into 3-4 inch pots when the first set of true leaves appears
• Strong light and cooler temperatures (60-70°F) prevent plants from getting leggy
• Fertilize with Age Old Grow every 10-14 days
• When transplanting work in compost, 1/2 cup of TSC's Complete fertilizer, and handful of bone meal
• Determinates can be spaced 18-24 inches apart, indeterminates 24-36 inches apart
• Tomatoes can be buried up to the top 2 sets of leaves
• Use Kozy-Coats or Victorian Bell Cloches to protect young plants

Insects & Diseases
Common insects: Flea beetles and tomato hornworms
Insect control: Pyrethrin or row cover for flea beetles, and Monterey B.t. for tomato hornworms
Common diseases: Early and late blight
Disease prevention: A strict 3-4 year rotation, remove vines at the end of the year, fungicide

Harvest & Storage
• Harvest when fully ripe, do not refrigerate for best flavor
• Green fruit should be ripened in a cool, dark area; make sure fruit are not touching

KEY TO TOMATO DISEASE RESISTANCE AND TOLERANCE
HR indicates high resistance.
IR indicates intermediate resistance.
AB | Early (Alternaria) Blight
B | Bacterial Wilt
F* | Fusarium Wilt
FOR | Fusarium Crown and Root Rot
L | Gray Leaf Spot
LB | Late Blight
LM | Leaf Mold
N | Roundworm | Nematode
PL | Corky Root Rot
PM | Powdery Mildew
PST | Bacterial Speck
RK | Root-Knot
TMV | Tobacco Mosaic Virus
ToMV* | Tomato Mosaic Virus
TSWV | Tomato Spotted Wilt Virus
TYLCV | Tomato Yellow Leaf Curl Virus
V | Verticillium Wilt
* Numbers indicate specific disease race.
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Loads of fruit, but...
Dec 22, 2014  |  By Mike Strout
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I was pretty excited about these Sweet Millions. I grew them last year in my hydroponic setup. They did drop an amazing amount of fruit that was very tasty and sweet. My only problem with these tomatoes is that they split like crazy in our East Texas late summer heat. I am still on the fence about growing them this season.
The Best!
Dec 19, 2013  |  By peter welch
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Million has been in our garden for a few summers now. It is extraordinary. The fruits just keep coming and coming. Excellent flavor and true cherry size. Not too big. One in a Million for sure!
great taste
Jan 18, 2013  |  By Jane Robert
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I didn't think I could find a cherry tomato that tasted as good as Sungold, but this one does! Incredibly prolific and very sweet.