Half hardy Annual
Description – Cordon (Indeterminate). Traditional favourite. Tomato Ailsa Craig produces medium sized green back fruit of perfect size and shape early in the season with excellent deep colour and noted for its vigour and the exceptional flavour of its fruit. A tomato suitable for indoor or outdoor cultivation.
Sowing – Sow seeds from late winter to early spring. Sow 1.5mm (1/16in) deep. Germination usually takes 6-14 days at 24-27C (75-80F).
Growing – Transplant the seedlings when large enough to handle into 8cm (3in) pots and plant out into grow bags, pots etc when large enough at 45-6cm (18-24in) apart.
Aftercare – Provide adequate support and tie in regularly. Remove all side shoots as they appear and restrict the plant to one main stem. Feed weekly with a high Potash Liquid fertiliser and water only moderately.
Harvest – June to September