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Outdoor Planting Tomato Collection

The tomato varieties that did best in our outdoor trial in the garden - if you don't have a greenhouse, these six are the ones I recommend.

5 packets of seed

5 seedlings

9 x 9cm pots (511766-9)

For every 5 seed packets you buy, we'll send the cheapest one FREE

Offer applies to each multiple of 5 – buy 10 packets and get cheapest two free. Terms and conditions apply.


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


Kitchen Garden
Broad Tolerance
1.8m (6ft)
Full Sun
60cm (24in)
Sow seed under cover February-March in warmth. Keep small plants in a sunny, frost-free environment until they can be planted in the greenhouse from late April or outdoors in late May.


The tomato varieties that did best in our outdoor trial in the garden in 2020. They emerged to have the strongest blight resistance and were happy growing even in our colder, wetter, windier conditions of last summer. If you don’t have a greenhouse, these six, with good flavour, are the ones I recommend.

This collection contains 1 seed packet each of the following varieties, and the plant collections contain:

Care Tips

Under cover or outside they need staking, regular watering and weekly feeding for best results. Pinch out side shoots as they develop and then pinch out the tops once they have set 5 or 6 trusses.