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Each fruit weighs a whopping 3 lbs!
The largest of all beefsteak tomato varieties
After 20 years of breeding work, this colossal beefsteak tomato is the largest variety commercially available. Just one slice will fill a burger bun or sandwich, leaving plenty left over for the rest of the family! The enormous fruits of Tomato 'Gigantomo'® each weigh up to 1.3kg (3lbs) and measure 20cm (10") across. This amazing Tomato has all the disease resistance of modern cultivars, with a fleshy texture and wonderful flavour that harks back to heritage varieties.
Tomato 'Gigantomo'® is best grown in the greenhouse to provide adequate time for the giant fruits to ripen, but will also grow in a sheltered, sunny spot outdoors. Each cordon will produce up to 11 massive tomatoes. With fruits this big, these sturdy plants will certainly need staking. Height: 200cm (79in). Spread: 50cm (20").
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Kitchen Garden, Greenhouse
Up to 200cm (78.7in)
Up to 50cm (19.7in)
Easy for all
Easy for all
Thompson & Morgan strives to ensure that all its plants are delivered to you in the perfect condition for planting. Sadly, the time it takes to deliver to certain locations in the UK means that we can't guarantee this, so regretfully we are unable to ship live plants to the following areas: GY, HS, IV41-IV49, IV51, IV55-56, KW15-KW17, PA34, PA41-48, PA60-PA78, PA80, PH40-PH44, TR21-TR24, ZE1-ZE3.
3 tomato Postiplug plants (TKA1138)
5 tomato Postiplug plants (T58639)
6 tomato Postiplug plants (TKA1139)
10 tomato Postiplug plants (T58640)
Water tomato plants frequently, to keep the compost evenly moist. Feed tomatoes regularly with a high potash plant food once the first truss of fruit has formed.
Tie the main stems to their supports and remove any sideshoots that develop between the main stem and the leaf stems. Once the plant has produced 6 or 7 trusses, pinch out the top of the main stem. This process of 'sideshooting' and 'stopping' will increase the availability of light and air movement around the developing fruit, and focus the plants energy on producing a good crop of high quality tomatoes. Tomatoes can be harvested as they ripen from July to October.
Pot up, and grow tomato plants on in warm frost free conditions until large enough to plant outdoors. When all risk of frost has passed, gradually acclimatise them to outdoor conditions over a period of 7 to 10 days. If growing in a glasshouse, plants may be transplanted from the end of may, allow 3 plants per growbag, or one per 25cm (10in) pot, or plant tomatoes directly into the greenhouse soil.
Outdoors: 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.
Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above. Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes, etc. are delivered at the appropriate time for planting or potting on. Delivery times will be stated on the product page above, or in your order acknowledgement page and email.
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