- Excellent hanging basket variety
- Delicious cherry plum tomatoes in big numbers
- Crack-resistant fruit
- Great disease resistance
- F1 hybrid vigour
- Bred to withstand variable UK summers
- No side-shoot pinching required
If you want to grow a hanging basket tomatoes then this variety is the best for you. Lizzano plants are vigorous and perfectly shaped to fill and spill over hanging baskets.
Good disease resistance is an attractive attribute to cherry tomato Lizzano. Whether the summer is hot and dry or cool and damp the fruit quantity of these flavoursome outdoor tomatoes is high.
This F1 easy-to-grow red cherry plum variety fills and softly trails over the edges of baskets with fewer cracked fruit than other varieties, even if you can’t make daily waterings.
From late winter get hold of 9cm pots and fill them with seed and cutting compost, suitable for seeds that are just germinating. The compost has just the right level of nutrients to see your seedlings off to a sure start.
Position three seeds 0.5cm (1/4in) deep around the edge of a 9cm pot. Water the compost then label and date your tomato for future reference.
Put the pots somewhere that gets 18°C (64°F) of warmth (a thermometer is a handy investment for seed sowing) and keep the soil damp but not waterlogged until your seedlings reach a size when they will happily fill a bigger pot. From now on every seedling will require a pot of its own to grow successfully. Transplant again into bigger pots by degrees as your tomato plants develop.
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