Suttons Tomato 'F1 Crimson Crush' Seeds
Tomato 'Crimson Crush' are the ideal tomato variety! Producing large, juicy tomatoes! Incredibly blight resistant, the Crimson Crush will not only resist blight but fight it. Ideal for growing in your vegetable patch at home or in an allotment!
As well as its ability to shrug off even the worst blight, Crimson Crush will provide great yields of excellent tasting, large, round tomatoes (each weighing up to 200g). Bred for outdoor growing,
It's the tomato that everyone should be planting this year. (Cordon variety - one stem is grown by pinching off side-shoots as they appear, needs staking and tying in.)
Please note: Regarding the nature of the blight resistance, plants can still show infection (up to 10-15%) of leaves, stems etc., without effecting fruit quality or yield. The plants having the resistance to be able to grow away from the attack.
Tom explains the technical stuff you may want to know …
This variety is unique in that it has two resistance genes to Phytophthora infestans (Late Blight), giving it full resistance to all strains of blight currently found in the UK.
So if blight spores come into contact with the plant, the infection will not spread throughout the plant.
It's been bred using natural methods and tested throughout the breeding process using Marker Assisted Selection (MAS).
Sow March/April for greenhouse growing (or April for outdoors) in a propagator on a windowsill or pots or trays in a greenhouse at 18-21°C (65-70°F) using quality compost. Cover seeds with 6mm (¼") sieved compost. (Germination 8-12 days). Transplant seedlings singly into 75mm (3") pots. Grow on, finally planting into large pots, grow bags or direct into the greenhouse border; or outdoors 45cm (18") apart when frost risk has passed. Feed regularly and remove side shoots as necessary. Sowing to Cropping: 17-19 weeks.
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Packet Content: 10 seeds
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