Organic tomato

Tomato 'Gardeners Delight'

Organic tomato - Tomato  'Gardeners Delight'

Common Name: Organic tomato
Genus: Tomato
Cultivar: 'Gardeners Delight'

Category: Fruit & Vegetables

Height: 1.50 m (150 cm)
Spread: 0.45 m (45 cm)

  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: fertile and well drained with added organic matter
  • Rate of growth: fast
  • Hardiness: tender

    Small cherry sized bright red fruits with authentic old fashioned flavour. Can be grown outdoors after frosts or in the greenhouse. Absolutely delicious just pick rinse with water and enjoy.

  • Growing Instructions:

    Sow from March to May in pots or trays on the surface of barely moist seed compost and cover with a sprinkling of finely sieved compost. Place in a propagator at 18-20C until germination which usually takes up to 10 days. Transplant the seedlings into small pots or cells and grow on until they are about 10cm high then after all risk of frost has passed they can be planted outdoors 60cm apart. Alternatively pot them into growbag or container and keep in the greenhouse. Support the plant with a stout canes as it grows and remove shoots between the leaf axils (sideshoots) regularly. The fruits will be ready from July to October and picking the crop regularly wil help to extend the season.

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