Solanum lycopersicum 'Red cherry'
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- Main article: Tomato: Growing
Sow thinly in pots or trays of seed compost and cover with a fine layer. Firm gently and keep moist. Cover with glass, polythene or propagator lid. Keep at approximately 15-20°C (60-68°F). Seedlings appear in 7-14 days.
Remove cover when seedlings appear. Transplant to individual pots when 10cm (4in) tall. Grow on at approximately 15°C (60°F).
Transplant to growing positions April-May.
Stand outside for a few days in late May (avoid frosts). Transplant to a sunny spot outside.
Pinch out side shoots regularly and growing tips once 5-6 trusses have set. Apply a liquid feed every 2-3 weeks when first trusses have set.
Once fruit is fully ripened.
- (2009). Tomato: Red Cherry - Seed Packet. Johnsons seeds. Newmarket, Suffolk.