Check Out Membership Options
We’re glad you’re enjoying the dashboard! To unlock full access, choose annual or seasonal membership.
Already have an account? Sign in
About Dancing with Smurfs
Bred by Tom Wagner, a tomato and potato breeder from Washington state, the founder of Tater Mater Seed and New World Seeds & Tubers. Released in 2012 and offered commercially by New World Seeds & Tubers. Named after the thirteenth episode of the thirteenth season of the American animated television series South Park. Indeterminate, purple vines, round, red with strong blue cap. A true blue cherry tomato variety with small fruits that ripen to a deep purple-blue in sunlight. Nice cherry tomato flavor, good production. Dusky blue-green stems and foliage too!
- Culinary Use
- Disease Resistance
- Flavor Profile
- Flesh Color
- Fruit Color
- Anthocyanin / Red
- Fruit Shape
- Fruit Size
- Heat Tolerance
- Leaf Type
- Anthocyanin / Atroviolaceum / Regular
- Plant Type
- Solanum lycopersicum
- Open Pollinated
Frequently Asked Tomato Questions
What are Dancing With Smurfs tomatoes best used for?
Dancing with Smurfs tomatoes are best fresh, straight from the vine or as a snack. They are also great in colorful summer salads. Because of their unusual look, they provide lots of color to summer salads.
What is the best way to grow Dancing With Smurfs tomatoes?
The best way to grow Dancing with Smurfs tomatoes is to start seeds indoor and plant young plants in the garden in second half of May. They grow tall and need support.
How far apart should I plant Dancing With Smurfs tomatoes?
Dancing with Smurfs tomatoes need some space and should be planted about 2.5 feet apart.
Are Dancing With Smurfs tomatoes easy to grow?
Yes, Dancing with Smurfs tomatoes are very easy to grow and they yield regularly throughout the season until frost.
Post a comment
When is the best time to plant Dancing Smurfs (from seed) in West Texas (more like Southwest part of West Texas).
Hi Zephyr Grace, the best time to sow tomato seeds is about 6-8 weeks before planting young plants out. The growing season in your area starts in mid-March, so seeds should be sown indoors between January 18 and February 1.
Where can I buy seeds for this tomato? DANCING WITH SMURFS!
Hi Kelly, please check at http://www.tradewindsfruit.com/dancing-with-smurfs-tomato-seeds
How to I buy the purple cherry tomato
Hi Shelley, please check at http://www.tradewindsfruit.com/dancing-with-smurfs-tomato-seeds
Can I grow Dancing with Smurfs in a container, large container on a deck with full sun until 3 pm? Any suggestions?
Hi Gary, yes, they grow very well in pots and love the sun.
Hello from Santa Clarita,California. I need to know when is the perfect time to pick my Smurf Tomatoes I have some purple and some have purple and red❣ I wish I could add a photo to show you the Dancing with the Smurf Tomatoes Color's
Hi Mary, they turn red on the bottom end when ripe. The best way to check is to touch them and gently push them with your finger. They are ripe when the flesh is soft.
Why do the leaves fold and feel crinkled on the edges of my Culinary Dancing with Smurfs Tomatoes?
I have them in a container with automatic water supply
Hi Debbie, if you have photos of your plants please send them to firstname.lastname@example.org, we will try to help you. Without photos, it's hard to say what's causing it.
How do I know when dancing with smurfs tomatoes are ready to pick? I’ve heard that the tops turn red. Thank you!
Hi Jean, they turn red on the bottom end when ripe. The best way to check is to touch them and gently push them with your finger. They are ripe when the flesh is soft.