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Lycopersicon esculentum ‘Tangella tomato’

Tomato

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Features

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

Description

Lycopersicon esculentum ‘Tangella tomato’ (Tomato). This variety has medium size fruits, of an attractive orange colour; fairly low yield but an early variety.

Characteristics

Annual or Perennial, Vegetable or Fruit

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 Mid summer. Harvesting may end in Mid 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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