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Tomato Seeds - Apero F1
£2.99
Tomato Seeds - Apero F1

Tomato Seeds - Apero F1

Lycopersicon esculentum

By far the finest-tasting cherry tomato on our trials (and a top-seller in the best supermarkets), with good yields of rich red, slightly elongated fruit. RHS Award of Garden Merit winner. Sow end January-April, harvest June-September. For greenhouse or outdoors.

(Cordon variety - One stem grown by pinching off side-shoots as they appear, needs staking and tying in.)

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Probably the finest flavoured tomato!

By far the finest-tasting cherry tomato on our trials (and a top-seller in the best supermarkets), with good yields of rich red, slightly elongated fruit. RHS Award of Garden Merit winner. Sow end January-April, harvest June-September. For greenhouse or outdoors.

(Cordon variety - One stem grown by pinching off side-shoots as they appear, needs staking and tying in.)

Colour:Red

Resistance to Disease:False

Seeds:True

Bulbs:False

Shrubs:False

Tree:False

Plants:False

Aftercare - Easy:True

Aftercare - Moderate:False

Aftercare - High:False

Scented:False

Cut Flower:False

Edible Flower:False

Organic:False

Good For Dried Flowers:False

Drought Resistant:False

RHS Award of Garden Merit:False

Vegetables recommended by the NIAB:False

Award Winners in Fleuroselect Trials:False

Likes Acidic Soil:False

Flower:False

Leaves:False

Bulbs:False

Fruit:False

Root:False

Stem:False

Stalk:False

Seed:False

Curd:False

Button:False

Floret:False

Cob:False

Tuber:False

Pod:False

Bean:False

Pea:False

Containers:True

Hanging Baskets:False

Beds & Borders:True

Rockeries:False

Climbers:False

Greenhouse, Glass House or Home:True

Windowsill:False

Patio:False

Prefers Full Sun:True

Grows in Sun or Partial Shade:False

Grows in Sun or Shade:False

Partial or Full Shade:False

Shade:False

F1 Variety:True

Hardy Annual:False

Half Hardy Annual:True

Aquatic:False

Greenhouse Annual:False

Hardy Biennial:False

Greenhouse Biennial:False

Hardy Perennial:False

Tender Perennial:False

Half Hardy Perennial:False

Greenhouse Perennial:False

Shrub:False

Birds:False

Bees:False

Butterflies:False

GREENHOUSE CULTURE: To grow in heated greenhouses sow January onwards, in a temperature of 16-18°C (60-65°F). Transplant into small pots. Plant out in large pots, growing bags, or into a soil border at 45cm (18") spacing. Pinch out side shoots regularly and when in flower tap or shake plants daily to aid setting. For growing in unheated greenhouses, sow in warmth, from March onwards. Plant late April-early May. Harvest mid August-mid October. OUTDOOR CULTURE: Sow in trays or pots indoors March-April and harden off the plants before planting 45cm (18") apart in early June. Choose a warm, sheltered position. Harvest mid August-mid October. Standard varieties: Support with stakes or canes. Pinch out the main growth when four good trusses have set. Bush varieties: These cease growing when 30-38cm (12-15") high. Dot not remove side shoots. Support is not essential, but short stakes will help control the plants and keep fruit clean.

HEALTH BENEFITS: Packed with antioxidants including vitamins A (For growth, healthy hair, skin, bones, teeth and eyes as well as resistance to respiratory infections) & C (Anti-ageing, wound healing, decreasing blood cholesterol and prevention of infections. Assists the body in absorbing iron) and Lycopene. High in vitamin C they stimulate the bodies immune system. (ANTIOXIDANTS: Term used to describe a number of organic substances such as vitamins A, C & E, the mineral Selenium and 'Carotenoids' - the pigments which colour many fruits and vegetables. Antioxidants are thought to help prevent cancers, heart and stroke problems by assisting in the 'mopping up' and expulsion from the body of substances known as 'free radicals' which can be created by exposure to various environmental pollutants.) COOKING HINTS Try slow roasting for 1½-2 hours in olive oil with sea salt and black pepper. Scrumptious!

All Dobies products should reach you in perfect condition, just as they left us. If you are dissatisfied in any way with their condition on arrival, please let us know within 14 days. We are only liable for the cost of the goods as quoted on the website plus the cost of delivery if the goods are faulty.

 
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