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A Cascading, branching tomato for use in hanging baskets & containers.
A Cascading, branching tomato for use in hanging baskets & containers. Tumbling Tom has an even, 360 degree branching habit and will quickly cover the sides of a container or basket. Sweet and delicious flavour with fruit slightly larger than a cherry tomato.
All orders are carefully packed and shipped in our specially designed packaging. You will receive a pack of 3 x 6cm Potted Tomato Plants that are in Jiffy Biodegradable pots where no extra potting on is needed. You just plant these straight into a grow bag, 10Ltr pot or straight into the greenhouse grown and watch them grow and produce delicious fruit.
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Brand: Brookside NurserySupplied as: 3 x 6cm Potted Tomato PlantsHabit: TrailingEventual Height: 20-30cm (8-12")Position: Full Sun/Green houseSuitable for Hanging Baskets? YesSuitable for Patio Containers? YesHarvesting Period: July to OctoberBotanical name: Solanum lycopersicum
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For all orders under £50 in value we make a one off P&P charge of £4.95 per order.
Smaller orders are dispatched via Royal Mail 1st Class, larger orders via Parcelforce 24.
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All our plug plants are shipped in specially designed packaging to keep the root system in place and the foliage protected in transit.
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Greenhouse Ready tomato plants. Our tomato plants are grown in 6cm jiffy biodegradable pots with no extra growing on needed. Just plant the potted tomato plant straight into your desired location, whether that be a grow bag, a 10ltr pot or straight into the ground in the greenhouse and watch them grow and produce abundance of fruit. These are at stronger stage than plug plants but will still need protecting from the cold weather and frost. Compost volume is around 6cm deep x 6cm square (at widest part). Foliage height is between 5-15cm (depending on variety).
Growing your own tomatoes is easy, and we have a range of tried and tested varieties to suit all tastes.
In the UK tomatoes will do best in a greenhouse or conservatory. They can however be grown successfully outside in the right conditions. If you are going to plant your tomatoes outside, wait until the danger of frost has passed. Choose a sunny but sheltered spot, at the front of a south facing wall is ideal.
If you are growing tomatoes in a grow bag, give this a good shake to break up the compacted compost. Make some holes in the bottom of the bag to allow for drainage. Now cut out the pre marked planting holes and scoop out enough compost to allow the tomatoes to be planted. The top of the root ball should be beneath the top of the bag and have a light covering of compost. Firm in your plants and water.
Unless you are growing a bush type tomato, the aim is to create a single stemmed plant. To achieve this your plant will need to be trained up a cane or piece of string. Tie the tomato plant to the cane or string every 10cm (4") To train a single stem, snap out any shoots (side-shoots) that grow in the leaf joints. When your plant has produced 4 sets of trusses, pinch out the growing tip. This should make sure that more of the energy produced by the plant goes into producing fruit.
Tomatoes need a lot of water. Generally they will need watering every day, make sure that they get a good soaking on hot and sunny days. If you are out all day and hot weather is forecast, make sure to open the greenhouse door and windows before going out in the morning.
Once flowers have started to appear, feed with tomato feed around twice a week to ensure the best quality fruit. Before you know it your tomatoes will be ready for picking- enjoy!
Plants arrived in good condition, best we have ever received, they have grown on beautifully and we are very pleased with them and your service. We will be pleased to hear from you for future purchases and offers in season, by catalogue or email. J
Great plants well packaged arrived with several small tomatoes already showing.
Early days, but coming along nicely. God quality strong little plants , well packed and healthy on arrival.
Will always use your garden centre for my plants. Very pleased
Impressed with the product, tomatoes arrived in excellent condition and also in the week expected, more than I can say of another company I have used during lockdown. Will use Brookside nursery again
Absolutely delighted, strong healthy plants delivered already flowering.
Arrived on time and in tip top condition. Starting to harden off in readiness for going outside. Great value for money. Would order again.
Good health plants
Good healthy plants that are beginning to flower.
Would give a 10+ for the quality of these tomato plants. Delivered on time, good root system and packed by people who know what they are doing. Would recommend Brookside if you want quality.
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