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Red currant tomatoes are tiny, but pack a punch in terms of flavor.
Red Currant tomato
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Measuring approximately 5/8 of an inch in diameter, and weighing in at less than two ounces, red currants will probably be the tiniest tomatoes you'll grow in your garden. But don't pass them up as puny---these tiny gems are extremely flavorful, and make a wonderful addition to salads and crudite platters. And, there are few tomatoes that are as easy to munch while weeding the tomato garden!

The deep red fruits of Red Currant have a nine degree Brix rating, providing plenty of sweetness and a nice, balanced tomato flavor. The fruits are firm and juicy, resulting in a satisfying explosion of juices when you bite into them. Red Currant vines are indeterminate, providing a steady crop throughout the season. It is a prolific producer, so you'll probably have plenty of Red Currants on hand throughout the season.

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