Allure F1 Tomato is a Santa type a stunning glossy red fruits with good texture and sweet flavour indeterminate hybrid cherry plum type. Vigorous plant habit with strong setting ability. It's small oval shaped fruits are slightly larger fruit than the popular 'Santa' with a more pronounced calyx and a slightly thinner skin with much better resistance to fruit splitting and will stay on the vine for a number of weeks when ripe. Exceptional flavour with a good acidic / sweetness balance to give that real tomato taste. Highly recommended
Tomato Allure F1 is best for the greenhouse, but will grow in a sunny spot outdoors. Abundant crops throughout the summer. Indeterminate (cordon).
- Fruit: Red, Cherry Plum, 9-12 grams.
- Genus: Tomato
- Variety: F1 Hybrid, 'Allure'
- Family Name: Vegetable
- Synonym: Solanum lycopersicum
- Brix: 9+
January to April.
Sow seeds 6mm (¼in) deep in pots or trays of good, free draining, damp seed compost and cover with a sprinkling of vermiculite or compost. Place containers in a propagator, or seal in a polythene bag, at a temperature of 18-21C (65-70F) until after germination, which takes 7-10 days.
Transplant seedlings when large enough to handle into 7.5cm (3in) pots. Plant in the greenhouse in individual large pots, or 3 plants per growbag when 20cm (8in) high. Can be planted outdoors, 45cm (18in) apart once all frost risk has passed.
Space 50cm apart, with approximately 50cm between rows.
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.