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Tomato

 

Category
Salad Vegetable - Glasshouse or Outdoor Plot
When to Sow
January to March
Where to Sow
Space the seeds 2 cm. apart in trays or two in a cell in modules under glass at 18 C.

Cover lightly with fine compost and gently water.

Cover with glass or polythene to retain humidity.

What to do Next
Remove cover as soon as seedling appear.

Prick off tray seedling, as soon as the leaves have formed into 9 cm. pots.

Thin module seedlings to 1%.

Harden off plants for outdoor planting.

When first truss of flowers appears transplant to growing site.

Stake for suppot, remove side shoots as they appear.

Maturity
July onwards.
Tips
When plants are about 1,5 m. tall, remove yellowing leaves from lower part of the plants.

Shade from direct sun and water regularly.

Spray plant with water in the evening to assist fruit settling.

Varieties Cultivated
Local Canarian Variety, Cream Sausage, Gardeners Delight, Tigerella.
Photo Gallery
- Local Canarian Variety -