The only round, truly black cherry we've found. Dorothy Reinhold replied: View July 31, 2014. Roger Paul replied: View July 31, 2014. A bowl overflowing with these black cherry tomatoes is all I want in life right now, and with the high germination rate I got from these seeds, it’s exactly what I’ll get! Black cherry tomatoes have two downsides, namely their sensitivity to cracking when being harvested, as well as their long growing period. The round, 1-inch fruits grow in abundant heavy clusters on vi... Read More. Black Krim. A popular variety of cherry tomatoes is Sweet Million, which bear long clusters of sweet yet tomatoey red fruit; SunSugar, which produces super-sweet, richly flavored golden fruit; and … Black Icicle– This is my fav black tomato so far. Tara Santiago – November 5, 2016. The one-inch fruits ripen to a deep mahogany brown and plants produce consistently throughout the hot summer months. The "Black Krim" is one of the oldest varieties of black tomatoes and originated on the Isle of Krim in the southern Ukraine. Tall, vigorous plant that produces abundant crops of 1", deep mahogany-brown fruits. The taste, however, is said to be well worth the wait! This is a great little pop in your mouth cherry tomato. We start our seeds indoors and had excellent germination. Black Cherry (Heirloom) An heirloom variety, ‘Black Cherry’ has a complex, sweet flavor and firm texture packed into bite-size treats. Heirloom cherry tomato with a rich mahogany-purple color and sweetly complex flavor. The first fruits from a single plant are expected to ripen fully after an average 75 days of growing. Black Cherry ‘Black Cherry’ is an heirloom with a rich heritage that shows in its complex, sweet flavor and firm texture. Heirloom cherry tomato with a rich mahogany-purple color and sweetly complex flavor. Black Cherry. Produces abundant crop of the only truly black cherry tomato. Reply. Rated 5 out of 5. Heirloom Tomato Black Cherry. I don’t believe that black cherry tomatoes come from Mexico. If you live in a short season climate and don’t have a greenhouse, consider the cherry sized black tomatoes. https://www.specialtyproduce.com/produce/Black_Cherry_Tomatoes_5717.php Fruits are irresistibly delicious with sweet, complex, full flavors, characteristic of the "blacks." So the far the black tomato varieties that I’ve tried are: Black Krim– Was very large but this variety cracks a lot. The aptly named "Black Cherry" is an early producer, with blackish-red fruits ripening in 65 days on indeterminate plants. The true Black Cherry was developed by Vince and Linda Sapp of Tomato Growers Supply and released in 2003. Reply. Beautiful to mix with other colored cherry tomatoes. Photos from Our Trial Garden: Click to view images. This is about 15 days longer than the average cherry tomato ripening period. 5. About 50 varieties of black tomatoes exist, but seek out those with fruits that don't tend to split open when ripe. How to Grow the Flavorful Black Cherry Tomato This is a black roma shaped paste tomato excellent for sauces. How could they just be released in 2003 and be considered heirloom? The plants are indeterminate, producing sprawling stems that grow indefinitely. Ripening a little later at 70 days, "Chocolate Cherry" produces red 1-inch tomatoes tinged purplish-brown . The one-inch fruits ripen to a deep, dark mahogany brown, and stems are laden throughout the hot summer months.