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SunChocola F2 tomato

Raifu
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Here are my SunChocola F2 tomato plants, on 27 May 2020. I've since thinned it to two plants. I received the seeds from Gardenboy of TomatoJunction, in 2020. These seeds got a later start than most of the other tomatoes, this year. There are wonderberry seedlings with them (the SunChocola ones are closer to the center, and more mature than the wonderberries).

SunChocola F2 tomato seedlings.

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Location: SW Idaho, USA
Climate: BSk
USDA hardiness zone: 6
Elevation: 2,260 feet
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Re: SunChocola F2 tomato

Raifu
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Okay, so, I found my SunChocola F2 plant being completely smothered by wonderberries, today. I didn't expect that! Once I pruned the wonderberries off, I discovered five ripe fruits (one was split and had spoiled). They're brown and maybe a bit smaller than Garnet, with more size variability. They have decent firmness. One split after harvesting (I think it wouldn't have split had the calyx remained attached).

Here's a picture (SuChocola F2 fruits are on the right, with Black Cherry on the left):

SunChocola F2 tomato fruits (right), and Black Cherry tomato fruits (left). 18 Aug 2020.
Location: SW Idaho, USA
Climate: BSk
USDA hardiness zone: 6
Elevation: 2,260 feet
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Raifu
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Okay, I tasted SunChocola F2 and Black Cherry. They were both shaded (by a shed, fence, and other plants) [i]and[/i] unexpectedly smothered by wonderberries. So, I imagine in full sun they would have been a lot sweeter.

SunChocola F2 had more tartness than Black Cherry. Black Cherry was sweeter. They were both good. SunChocola F2 had brown fruits. Black Cherry's are, well, black.

I like Black Cherry quite a bit. I think I'll grow it next year with more sun and space, especially if it gets a lot sweeter than that (it was still pretty sweet). Black Cherry has a nice texture and fruit size, too.
Location: SW Idaho, USA
Climate: BSk
USDA hardiness zone: 6
Elevation: 2,260 feet
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