This is one of our favourites for its versatility and reliability.
This is one of our favourites for its versatility and reliability. Producing 3cm sweet red tomatoes that can be eaten whole, halved or quartered, in salads, sandwiches or in cooked dishes. We always grow these to sun dry and preserve in olive oil for winter.
Sow in August into trays in a glasshouse. Keep soil temp at 18-20°C for ideal germination. Prick out when true leaves appear to 4cm diagonal spacing. Pot on to small pots to further develop roots. Transplant after last frost to 40cm diagonal spacing into fertile ground in direct sun. Stake and de-lateral as needed.