Up to 2.5kg (5lb) of small, tasty tomatoes from every plant is what Red Alert gives, and you do not even need a greenhouse because it is an outdoor bush type.
It really is a superb variety, and one we strongly recommend.
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How to Guide
Almost fill a seed tray with moist seed compost. Sow seeds thinly over the surface, and lightly cover them with a little more compost. Place in warmth 18-20C (65-70F), and keep moist.
Row Spacing60cm / 24in
Sowing Distance15cm / 6in
Gradually accustom to outside conditions 2-3 weeks before planting out when danger of frost has passed. Allow 45cm (18in) between plants in the row and 60cm (24in) between rows.
Potting on/Thining Out
Keep seedlings in a light position, but shade from bright sun. When large enough to handle, transplant seedlings individually to small pots of potting compost, and maintain a minimum 15C (60F).
Water plants generously and regularly. When the first fruits start to swell, feed with a tomato fertiliser. Bush tomatoes do not need their side shoots removed.