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Tomato Alicante Seeds
Alicante Seeds Tomato Seeds
Tomato Alicante is best described as an improved Moneymaker type. Producing heavy crops of uniform smooth, medium size fruits of good flavour which are known for maturing quite early.
These tomatoes are full of flavour with a superb sweet taste. An open pollinated variety that grows well both outdoors and inside a greenhouse.
Product Part Number: 14802
When to sow
When to Sow Alicante Tomato Seeds
January to April
Where to Sow
Sow tomato seeds underglass / in a greenhouse at 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 the greenhouse border soil, or individual large pots, or 3 plants per growbag when 20cm (8in) high. Can also be planted outdoors once all risk of frost has passed. Plants require sideshooting and support for the best yields. Water and feed plants regularly with a high potash feed once the first truss has set.
July to October
When the plants reach the top of the glasshouse or have seven trusses, remove the growing tip two leaves above the top truss.
High in Vitamin C and lycopene.
Indeterminate - single stem, remove side shoots.