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Lycopersicon esculentum ‘Outdoor Girl cordon tomato’

Cordon tomato

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Features

  • Height0.3m to 2m
  • Growth HabitSemi-trailing
  • Flower ColourYellow
  • Leaf ColourGreen
  • AwardsRHS Garden Merit

Description

Lycopersicon esculentum ‘Outdoor Girl cordon tomato’ (Cordon tomato). This is a good outdoor early variety it produces a heavy crop and has very good flavour. Indeterminate, round red fruits with good flavour.

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
  • HardinessFrost tender (min 5°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile, Medium, Low salinity
  • Soil pH5.5 to 7.0
  • WaterMoist

Cultivation

Harvesting may start in Late summer. Harvesting may end in Early autumn.

Propagation

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

Pests, diseases or disorders

Red spider mites, white-fly, caterpillars and grey mould.

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