Tomato 'Gardener's Delight'

Tomato 'Gardener's Delight' is an easy large cherry tomato you can grow, inside or out. A vegetable classic which outdid more modern forms in our taste trials this year. More
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Tomato 'Gardener's Delight' is an easy large cherry tomato you can grow, inside or out. A vegetable classic which outdid more modern forms in our taste trials this year. We do a second sowing of this for planting inside.

If kept frost free, and the tips not pinched out, it crops until November. Its smaller fruit will ripen even when light levels are low.

Genus Lycopersicon lycopersicum
Variety Gardener's Delight
Type Half-Hardy Annual
Common Name Cherry Tomato
Soil Type Fertile
Site Full Sun, Shelter
Moisture Well-drained
Height 200cm (79in)
Spacing Leave 60-90cm (24-36in) between each plant. Plant them deep, sinking them to a depth of 0.5cm below the seed leaves.
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Sow under cover at end of Jan-March for planting out in April/May.
Care Tips Under cover or outside they need staking, and regular watering and feeding for best results. Need trimming and support, pinch out the tops once they have set 5 or 6 trusses. While still small, you also need to pinch out the side shoots. Water regularly to prevent splitting. Find more information on how to grow tomatoes from seed.
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 Cordons fruit over a long period. You should be picking tomatoes in July and continue harvesting from the cordons until November.
Cooking Notes Delicious eaten raw, roasted or cooked in Mediterranean dishes.
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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