Tomato : Gardeners Delight
- Cropping: 65 Days
- Ideal for: Children
Cordon (Indeterminate). The true tangy flavour of tomatoes of a century or more ago. If you are of the opinion tomatoes have lost their flavour 'Gardener's Delight' is a must for you. It is a greenhouse or outdoor type, packed with bite-size fruit, ideal for salads and sandwiches and full of vitamins. Highly commended RHS trials.
|Sowing time:||for greenhouse culture sow late winter to early spring.|
|Sowing depth:||1.5mm (1/16in)|
Germination usually takes 6-14 days at 24-27C (75-80F).
To grow outside, sow early spring and grow as above.
Transplant seedlings when large enough to handle into 7.5cm (3in) pots and plant out into growbags, pots etc when large enough at 45cm (18in) apart. When approx. 20cm (8in) tall gradually acclimatise them to outdoor conditions and plant out 45cm (18in) apart with 75cm (30in) between rows in a warm sheltered sunny spot in moist, fertile well drained soil and keep well watered.
Provide support and tie in regularly. Remove side shoots as they appear and restrict the plant to one main stem. Outdoor plants remove growing tip in late summer to hasten