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Tomato 'Sungold'Solanum lycopersicum L.

6 Options from £9.99

Half-Hardy Annual
What is Half-Hardy Annual?
A plant that completes its entire life cycle (growth, reproduction, death) in one season.
Can be grown outdoors but requires winter protection from frosts and temperatures below 0C.

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Bite-sized orange fruits

5 tomato Postiplug plants £9.99 Despatch: by end of June 2018
10 tomato Postiplug plants Save £4.99 £19.98 £14.99 Despatch: by end of June 2018
1 x Tomato Sungold Growing Kit Collection £17.99 Out of Stock
5 x 7cm potted tomato plants (garden ready) £14.99 Out of Stock
5 tomato Postiplug plants (greenhouse planting) £11.99 Out of Stock
10 tomato Postiplug plants (greenhouse planting) £15.99 Out of Stock
Please note: This product cannot be delivered outside the United Kingdom.
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An outstanding cordon cherry tomato for glasshouse or outdoor culture. Tomato 'Sungold' has an exceptionally high sugar content, which easily rivals 'Gardeners Delight', making its attractive, golden-orange fruit irresistibly sweet and juicy. The high yields of delicious thin-skinned fruit (each approximately 13g) are ideal for salads or as a tasty snack. This popular variety also has good resistance to tobacco mosaic virus and fusarium wilt. A hardy nature ensures this vigorous performer will crop well into winter in a cool greenhouse. Height: 200cm (79"). Spread: 50cm (20").

Tomato 'Sungold' plants are delivered from late April for growing under glass and from late May for growing outdoors.

Please note: Delivery is subject to plant size, and adverse growing conditions during production may delay despatch schedules.

Companion planting: Try growing tomatoes with French marigolds to deter whitefly, and basil, chives or mint to deter aphids and other pests.

Useful links:

How to grow tomatoes?How to stop blight
Tomato selector guide?Companion Planting


Kitchen Garden, Greenhouse

Half-hardy

Full sun

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.

5 Tomato Postiplug Plants (T12778)
10 Tomato Postiplug Plants (T17039)
1 X Tomato Sungold Growing Kit Collection (T78518)
5 X 7cm Potted Tomato Plants (Garden Ready) (T57635P)
5 Tomato Postiplug Plants (Greenhouse Planting) (T57674)
10 Tomato Postiplug Plants (Greenhouse Planting) (T57673)

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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.


Choose a sheltered position in full sun on fertile, reliably moist, well drained soil, and transplant at a distance of 60cm (24") apart. Alternatively grow tomatoes in patio bags and containers in good quality compost such as John Innes No. 2. 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.

Delivery

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 and will be stated on the product page or in your order acknowledgement page and email.

Orders for packets of seed incur a delivery charge of £1.95.

Orders which include any other products will incur a delivery charge of £4.95.

Where an order includes both packets of seeds and other products, a maximum delivery charge of £6.90 will apply - regardless of the number of items ordered.

Large items may incur a higher delivery charge - this will be displayed in your shopping basket.

Please see our Delivery page for further details and details of any surcharges that may apply to certain destinations.

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