How Do You Grow Indigo Rose Cherry Tomatoes?

The name of this tomato alone sounds so dreamy but wait until you see these fruits! The Indigo Rose Cherry Tomato (Solanum Lycopersicum ‘Indigo Rose’) is an eye-catcher in any garden because of its beautiful jade blue fruits.

The variety was fully developed at Oregon State University after years of research and was introduced to the market in 2011. Just like your ordinary red tomatoes, the Indigo Rose Cherry Tomato is rich in antioxidants. What makes this additionally special is that the purple skin will form its color if the entire fruit is exposed to sunlight. That’s why it's called the Indigo Rose because some portions of the fruit are red and blue!There are also other features to note about this variety. Compared to ordinary tomatoes, the Indigo Rose is fragrant with hints of paprika and smoke. When consumed, the seeds burst with acidity in your mouth while the flesh is vibrantly sweet. Some even go to say that it has a plum-like flavor! Don’t worry about how you can grow these tomatoes because it’s as easy and simple as the red tomatoes you see on many farms.

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