Plant Care Cherry Tomato

Cherry Tomato

4.5 out of 5 (2 experiences)

Cherry Tomato has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower
Cherry Tomato has a Survivor plant personality Survivor


Solanum lycopersicum var. cerasiforme

How to care for Cherry Tomato


How often to water your Cherry Tomato

Water needs for Cherry Tomato
0.5 cups
every 9

Cherry Tomato needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Cherry Tomato

Water 0.5 cups every

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for Cherry Tomato in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Cherry Tomato: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Cherry Tomato love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Cherry Tomato does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Cherry Tomato in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Cherry Tomato

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Cherry Tomato: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Cherry Tomato after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Care Summary for Cherry Tomato

Cherry Tomato

Cherry Tomato

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

What other plant parents say

Cherry Tomato has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 2
Cherry Tomato has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 1
Cherry Tomato has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily 1
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globe Santa Cruz, CA

Fresh tomatoes are SO good, needs a lot of water though!

Fast grower Fast grower
Blooms easily Blooms easily

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