Organic Jaded Cherry Tomato
Indeterminate | 55 days to harvest | Lycopersicon lycopersicum
If you think green tomatoes aren’t delectable, well, don’t be jaded…!
When we first tasted these beauties at Cornell, we were giddy to share them with you. Jaded is the deliciously rich combination of several heirloom varieties crossed by the genius of Phil Griffiths, fondly known as Griff. He loves to describe their flavor as ‘complex, charismatic and captivating,’ and we couldn’t agree more.
One of the most unusual characteristics of Jaded is the remarkable translucence indicating peak flavor has arrived. If you prefer your tomatoes a little more bright and acid, harvest them as soon as the translucence emerges; if you love your tomatoes a little more sweet and mellow, harvest them as the translucence deepens toward gold. We harvest fruits from the whole spectrum for the fullest expression of colors and flavors. Griff has selected them well to resist cracking, which they do better than many cherry tomatoes, especially considering their skin is so marvelously thin.
Once again, we are endlessly thankful for the millennia of indigenous seedkeepers who have laid the foundation of resilience and the public plant breeders creating extraordinary varieties adapted for our short seasons. A portion of every packet’s sales goes back to the University to ensure new varieties for our short seasons will continue to be bred to surround us with abundance beyond our lifetimes.
Sow Seeds & Sing Songs,
& the whole Fruition Crew