BUY TOMATO 'GIGANTOMO' - 8 Seeds


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If you are looking to grow giant tomatoes then Tomato 'Gigantomo' F1 hybrid may be just the thing you are looking for. It is a purpose bred, colossal beefsteak tomato and the largest new variety on the market. It has the much-loved flavour of the traditional heritage varieties, but with the benefits of the inbuilt vigour, productivity and disease-resistance of modern cultivars.

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To make the most of the shorter growing seasons of northern European climates you are growing Tomato 'Gigantomo' under the protection of a greenhouse or polytunnel then commence sowing the seeds from February to March. If you are growing directly outside then sow under protection from March to April with the view to planting outside into their final position once the threat of late frosts have passed.

Using 3 inch modular seed trays or 7.3 cm pots a good quality, free-draining, compost such as John Innes 'Seed and Cutting'. Sow Tomato 'Gigantomo' seeds onto the surface at a rate of two seeds per pot or module. Tomato seeds require the presence of light to help germination so cover with just a fine sprinkling of compost or vermiculite. Place the trays or pots in a propagator at a constant temperature of around 15-20 degrees Celsius.

Germination will take approximately 7-14 days. When the seedlings have produced two true leaves, remove the smaller of the two seedlings. Once the root systems has established in the modules they can be potted on into individual 7.5cm (3") pots and grown on at a minimum temperature of 15 degrees Celsius. Under favorable conditions you can expect Tomato 'Gigantomo' F1 hybrid to reach an approximate height of 200cm and with a spread of 50cm. Each fruit can weigh upwards of 3lbs or 1.4 kg!

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