Ripens up to 2 weeks earlier than 'Tumbler'!
Superb branching habit for maximum crops
Delicious, sweet cherry tomatoes
Height Up to 45cm (18in)
Spread Up to 45cm (18in)
Ripening up to 2 weeks earlier than the ever popular ‘Tumbler’! Tomato 'Red Profusion' is quickly gaining a reputation as one of the best basket and container varieties available. This bush cherry tomato forms a neat and compact plant with a superb branching habit. Just one plant will easily fill a 30cm (12") basket, producing heavy crops of 20g, sweet cherry tomatoes. This bush variety is easy to grow with no side shooting needed. Perfect for growing in containers outdoors, but can also be grown in the greenhouse if required. Height and spread: 45cm (18").
1 packet (8 tomato seeds) (KA2684)
For greenhouse cultivation: sow from February to March.
For outdoor cultivation: sow from March to April.
Sow seeds on the surface of a good, free-draining, damp, seed sowing mix and cover with a fine sprinkling of compost or vermiculite. Place seed trays in a propagator at a constant temperature of around 15-20C (59-68F) until after germination, which takes 7-14 days. When seedlings gain 2 true leaves, transplant into individual 7.5cm (3") pots of compost and grow on at a minimum temperature of 15C (59F).
When tomato plants are well grown, transplant into baskets and containers. When all risk of frost has passed gradually acclimatise them to outdoor conditions over 7 - 10 days before positioning baskets outdoors in a sheltered position in full sun.
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. Dwarf bush varieties do not require staking or side shooting. Tomatoes can be harvested as they ripen from July to September.
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