80 days, indeterminate
— The vigorous plants of 'Velvet Red' are very productive and have interesting, bluish-green colored, some say silvery-gray, regular leaf foliage. Although we have not personally experienced it, some report that "non-silvery" plants occur on occasion.
The small, one-inch cherry tomatoes are bright red in color, globe-shaped, and have an excellent, sweet flavor. As the fruits are developing, their skin exhibits a pubescence (fuzziness) similar to "peach-type
" varieties, but it diminishes as they mature.
Originally introduced to seed savers in 1998 by Joe Bratka of Elmwood, New Jersey. Each packet contains approximately 20 seeds.