The Q&A Archives: What is the Smallest Tomato?

Question: I would like to know what the smallest tomato I can grow is?

Answer: Chiapas tomatoes are sometimes called "spoon" tomatoes because several can fit in a teaspoon. They are prolific growers in warm, dry climates. They are native to Mexico. Seeds are available through Native Seeds/SEARCH. Their website is

Also, here are 2 companies devoted to tomatoes, which you may find interesting.
Tomato Grower's Supply, PO Box 2237, Fort Myers, FL 33902, 941-768-1119.
Totally Tomatoes, PO Box 1626, Augusta, GA 30903, 803-663-0016. Last time I checked, they didn't have a web site but they probably have one now. Good luck!

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