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Companion Planting Collection

This duo is a classic for companion planting, which looks good and improves the health and productivity of the tomatoes.
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10 seedlings

Delivery:

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Direct Sow/ Plant Out
Flowers/ Harvest

Details:

Position
Kitchen Garden
Soil
Broad Tolerance
Flowers
May - November
Height
1.8m (6ft)
Moisture
Moist but Well-drained
Aspect
Full Sun
Spread
45-90cm (18-36in)
Cultivation
Leave 60-90cm (24-36in) between each tomato plant. Plant them deep, sinking them to a depth of 0.5cm below the seed leaves. Space the tagetes 45cm (18in) apart.

Description

You want to underplant your tomatoes with tagetes to keep them aphid-free and there is no more elegant variety than the rich mahogany flowered Tagetes 'Linnaeus'.

This duo is a classic for companion planting, which looks good and improves the health and productivity of the tomatoes. It's a must at Perch Hill inside or out.

This collection contains 5 seedlings each of:

Care Tips

Keep moist until established and apply a liquid feed fortnightly through the summer. Deadhead flowers regularly to encourage repeat flowering all summer long.