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How to Grow Cherry Tomatoes Easily at Home

We are sharing a guide to growing cherry tomatoes organically in your home garden. You can grow cherry tomatoes in a pot also. Let us proceed to know the whole process.

Sangeeta Soni
Cherry Tomato
Fresh Cherry Tomatoes

Tomatoes are one of the most common vegetables used in Indian kitchens. Many people also prefer cherry tomatoes as a snack, in salads and sweet dishes. Although normally used as a vegetable, cherry tomatoes are officially a type of fruit as they come from flowers.

In this article, we will tell you the complete process of growing cherry tomatoes in your home garden. You can grow cherry tomatoes in a pot also. Let us proceed to know the whole process. 

Method of Growing Cherry Tomatoes:

Follow the steps given below to grow cherry tomatoes at home:

Seed Selection: 

To cultivate any crop, you must use high-quality seeds, since if the seeds are good, the yield will be good, and vice versa. So go to a neighboring nursery or seed store and get some good quality cherry tomato seeds.

Prepare the Pot:

Usually, earthen pots are used in home gardening, and it is also suitable to grow cherry tomatoes. Add soil and fertilizer to prepare the pot to sow seeds in it. Then, sow the seeds in about 2-3 inches below the top layer of soil. You can use cow-dung fertilizer or homemade fertilizer, but do not use chemical fertilizer.  

Irrigation and Environment:

Add 1-2 mugs of water just after sowing the seeds. In summers, you can water it every day, around ½ to 1 mug of water will be sufficient. And try not to place plants under direct sunlight. And evening time is more suitable for irrigation. 

Pest & Weed Protection:

To protect your cherry tomato plant from pests, use a homemade Neemastra. And with time, wild grass can grow around the plant, remove it regularly otherwise it can damage your plant. 

Around two months after the plantation, cherry tomatoes start growing.  

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