Tomato 'Indigo Rose'

This blue-black tomato variety contains good levels of Anthocyanin and Lycopene – two key antioxidants, so is super-healthy. More
10 seeds 110356 £5.95 Delivery late April
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When in stock, please allow up to 5 days for despatch.
5 seedlings 511056-5 £5.50 Delivery mid April
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When in stock, please allow up to 4-6 weeks for despatch. For fruit & veg bare roots/crowns or potatoes, please allow up to 2 weeks for despatch.

Or buy this as part of our Grow Your Own Superfood Collection and Tomato 'Indigo Rose' and 'Noire de Crimèe' Collection.

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Tomatoes are the richest source of the powerful and important antioxidant Lycopene, and this blue-black tomato variety contains good levels of Anthocyanin too, so they are super-healthy.

Please note, illustrated packets are being introduced gradually over the coming months, availability may vary.

If you have ordered these seeds, we have had unforeseen delays and they will now be available mid March. We apologise for any inconvenience.

Genus Solanum
Group/Species lycopersicum
Variety Indigo Rose
Common Name Tomato
Border Position Kitchen Garden
Soil Type Broad Tolerance
Scent Scented
Site Full Sun
Moisture Well-drained
Height 1.8m (6ft)
Spacing 45cm (18in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Sow under cover February-March in warmth. Prick out/ pot on into small pots, allow the roots to fill that pot before planting out once frosts are over (or from late April in a greenhouse).
Care Tips Under cover or outside they need staking, regular watering and weekly feeding for best results. Water the soil, not the plant, tomato leaves and stems dislike getting wet. Pinch out the tops once they have set 5 or 6 trusses. You also need to pinch out any shoots that develop between the stem and main branches as they divert valuable energy from the developing fruits. Companion planting works well with tomatoes. Try basil underneath as a sacrificial planting – white fly is drawn to it rather than your tomatoes – or try garlic, nasturtiums or tagetes to repel aphids. Find more information on how to grow tomatoes from seed. Find more information on how to grow tomatoes from seed.
Flowering June - September
Storing Tomatoes can be kept at room temperature for 4-5 days (they will lose their flavour if kept in the fridge), and will freeze well.
Harvesting Will fruit from July - August. Pick regularly
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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Delivery

Plant Delivery - When in stock, please allow up to 4-6 weeks for despatch. For fruit & veg bare roots/crowns or potatoes, please allow up to 2 weeks for despatch.

Seeds Delivery - When in stock, please allow up to 5 days for despatch.

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Tomato 'Indigo Rose' reviews

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Fantastic

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Reviewed 26th October 2017 by Sarah Hearnden

Have loved watching every colour changing stage of this tomato. Rewarded with, not just the unusual but beautiful colour but the fantastic flavour too. My new favourite