Tomato 'Indigo Rose'

This blue-black tomato variety contains good levels of Anthocyanin and Lycopene – two key antioxidants, so is super-healthy. More
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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.

Genus Lycopersicon
Group/Species esculentum
Variety 'Indigo Rose'
Type Half-Hardy Annual
Common Name Tomato
Border Position Back, Middle
Soil Type Fertile
Scent Scented
Site Full Sun
Moisture Moist but Well-drained
Height 1.5m (5ft)
Spacing 60cm (24in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Sow under cover at end of Jan-March for planting out in April/May.
Care Tips Undercover or outside they need staking, 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.
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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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