PLEASE NOTE THIS IS AN EARLY ORDER LISTING FOR PLUG PLANTS
Plants are available for dispatch from week 12 commencing the 19th March, 2018 onwards.
Orders placed will be charged Orders placed will be charged at the time of ordering and will be dispatched on your selected DISPATCH WEEK
Please Note multiple Plug Plants Orders must be shipped on the same Week Commencing date! or additional shipping charges will accrue.
Plug Plant Count: 3
We are offering Three (3) Rosella Tomato plug plants ready for potting on and growing on in frost free greenhouse or on sunny windowsill ready for planting out as soon as last frosts have passed
Rosella are Deep Pink, Cherry Tomato with high levels of sweetness cherry tomato tastes of a blend of raspberries, blackberries and other summer fruits
A fabulous new cherry tomato producing unique rose-pink skin with smoky overtones. With its high levels of sweetness and acidity as well as its unusual dark colouring, 'Rosella' is in a class of its own. The unique rich rose-pink skin colour with smoky overtones, along with its delicious dark flesh make this fabulous variety the one to grow this year. Compound trusses produce long branching racemes of cherry-sized, thin-skinned 15g (½oz) fruits with a pronounced and lingering flavour.
When growing in a heated glasshouse tomato plants may be transplanted at the end of May or when the first flowers are showing, if earlier. Allow 3 plants per growbag, or one per 25cm (10") pot, or plant tomatoes directly into the greenhouse soil.
When growing tomatoes outdoors, wait until all risk of frost has passed before transplanting tomatoes. Gradually acclimatise them to outdoor conditions over 7 - 10 days before planting out from early June when tomato plants are 20cm (8") tall. Choose a sheltered position in full sun on fertile, reliably moist, well drained soil, and transplant at a distance of 60cm (24") apart. Drive a (5') cane into the soil adjacent to each plant to support them as they grow, and tie each main stem to its support with soft garden twine.
When plug plants arrive transplant into individual 7.5cm (3") pots of compost and grow on at a minimum temperature of 15C (59F).
When plants are well grown, transplant into baskets and containers. If the plant is suited for growing outdoors when all risk of frost has passed gradually acclimatise them to outdoor conditions over 7 - 10 days before positioning baskets outdoors in a sheltered position in full sun once all frost risk has passed.
Suitable for the vegetable garden, allotments and containers.
Be prepared to water well and supplement feed with high-potash feed during season. Regular feeding is recommended.