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Tomato Red Alert
Red Alert is one of the best of all varieties of tomato for flavour. It produces high quality fruits on spreading plants which are very early into production. This type of tomato is definitely highly recommended.
Product Part Number: 14830
When to sow
When to Sow Red Alert Tomato Seeds
January to April
Where to Sow
Sow seeds underglass 0.5cm (1/4 in) deep in pots or trays of good seed sowing compost and lightly cover with a sprinkling of vermiculite or compost. Place containers in a propagator at a temperature of 18–21°C .
What to do next
Prick out seedlings, once large enough to handle, into 9cm (3 1/2in) pots. Transplant to individual large pots, or 3 plants per growbag when 20cm (8in) high. Can also be planted outdoors once all risk of frost has past. Plants have a bushy habit and do not require sideshooting. Water and feed plants regularly with a high potash feed once the first truss has set.
July to October
for an early outdoor crop, plant out at the end of May under cloches then remove as the plants get larger.
Packed with antioxidants such as beta-carotene, vitamin C and lycopene.
Determinate - Bush type, do not remove side shoots.