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Lycopersicon esculentum ‘Alfresco bush tomato’

Bush tomato

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Features

  • Height0.3m to 2m
  • Growth HabitIrregular bushy
  • Flower ColourYellow
  • Leaf ColourGreen

Description

Lycopersicon esculentum ‘Alfresco bush tomato’ (Bush tomato). This variety can get quite bushy and produces medium sized tomatoes it has good resistance to disease.

Characteristics

Annual or Perennial, Vegetable or Fruit

Other common names

Tomato

Origin

Americas, Spain

Interest and use

Culinary

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessHalf hardy (min 0°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile
  • Soil pH5.5 to 7.0
  • WaterMoist

Cultivation

Fairly easy to grow.

Propagation

Sow seeds from as early as mid-winter in a heated propagator, to early spring, under glass.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Greenfly, whitefly, red spider mites, mosaic virus and bacterial wilt.

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