Tomato Gardeners Delight
Tomato Gardeners Delight is a traditional variety but still as popular as ever. The numerous small fruits have a fine tangy flavour. We offer the originators strain. Red cherry type fruit, 14-18 grams each.
Plot Type:Greenhouse or outdoor plot
Where To Sow: Space seeds 2cm apart in trays or two to a cell in module under glass at 18C. Cover thinly with compost, and then cover with glass to retain humidity.
What To Do Next: Remove glass as soon as seedlings appear. Prick off tray seedlings, as soon as true leaves have formed, into 9cm pots. Thin module seedling to one per cell. Harden off plants for outdoor planting. When first truss of flowers appear, transplant to growing site. Stake for support. Remove side shoots as they appear.
Handy Tip: †If you have green tomatoes at end of the season they can be ripened more quickly by laying in a drawer along with 2 apples.
Nutritional Value: High in Vitamin C and lycopene.
Companion Plants: Basil, Onion Family, Nasturtium, Marigold, Asparagus, Carrot, Parsley, Cucumber, Mint. Avoid Potato, Fennel, Cabbage Family