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Tomato Orkado F1 Seeds
Orkado is a brilliant cordon variety which copes well with growing outside in the unpredictable British weather! It is a moderately vigorous, indetermine, hybrid variety that produces large round, bright red fruit which are very resistant to splitting and make for the ideal tomato for slicing.
Product Part Number: 14860
When to sow
When to Sow Orkado Tomato Seeds
January to April
Where to Sow
Sow 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 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 past. Plants require side shooting 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
Water regularly to avoid split fruit and blossom end rot. Shade inside plants in mid Summer. Feed with good quality Tomato feed after first truss is set.
High in vitamin C and lycopene.
Indeterminate - single stem, remove side shoots.