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Tomato Seeds Amateur
Amateur tomato is one of the most popular bush varieties available, producing medium to small fruit size of bright red with a good flavour. This variety is probably one of the most popular because it is reliable and dependable.
Half Hardy Annual
Product Part Number: 14826
When to sow
When to Sow Amateur Tomato Seeds
January to April
Where to Sow
Sow amateur tomato seeds under glass 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 the containers into a propagator at a temperature of 18–21°C .
What to do Next
Prick out the seedlings once they are large enough to handle, into 9cm (3 1/2in) pots. Transplant either to individual large pots, or growbag when 20cm (8in) high with 3 plants in each. These can also be planted outdoors once all risk of frost has past. Amateur tomato 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.