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Maturity midseason
Growth habit indet.
Leaf type regular
Fruit color red
Fruit shape grape, plum
Fruit size cherry
Fruit type cherry
Variety type open-pollinated
Country Southeast Asia
Tatiana Kouchnareva (B.C KO T). Santa - ripe fruit. 2015-08-07.


Indet. extremely prolific plants with regular foliage. Huge yields of small red grape cherries, excellent very sweet flavor.

Seed source:

seeds saved from store bought tomatoes

Year grown: 2005, 2016

Location: Zone 7b, PNW, Anmore, BC, Canada (760 ft above sea level)


  • a.k.a 'Santa Sweets', it was originally a hybrid, but 99% of F2s came true. Introduced to the United States market in 1997 by grower Andrew Chu, who obtained them from the breeder, Taiwan's Known-You Seed Co, though the majority of the production is by a company called Procacci Brothers, who market them as "Santa Sweets". They are believed to originate in Southeast Asia, and in some parts of Thailand are eaten as bar snacks.
  • Stable.

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