I’m writing about two cherry tomatoes that we grew this year, so that I don’t ever forget their names – they were great! We had only one plant of each, but we didn’t need any more; and I’ll bet we have about a million volunteer cherry tomato plants next year because we couldn’t keep up with them.
The first was a tiny, very prolific little red tomato called Matt’s Wild Cherry. It’s very tasty – like tomato candy.
The second was a slightly larger (about an 1″ in diameter at the largest) yellow cherry tomato called Sun Gold. It may just be the tastiest (in my opinion) cherry tomato ever. Sun Gold is a hybrid so seeds can’t be saved, but I think this one is worth it.
I’ve grown different cherry tomatoes every year for the last several years, searching for a favorite that I’d grow again and again – this year I found two of them! They were both prolific, tasty, small (I don’t really care for larger cherry tomatoes), and produced the entire season. We had no issues with disease, they seemed to be quite trouble-free. I think they’re only good for the home or market gardener though – they were both thin-skinned and I don’t believe they’d make it through any kind of shipping without cracking.