Half hardy Annual
Description – Cordon (Indeterminate). The finest of the preferred supermarket size tomatoes we’ve grown. Completely greenback free, crops heavily and over THREE WEEKS earlier than Moneymaker. Tomato Tigerella grows well outdoors or in a greenhouse in all areas, has a rich, tangy flavour uniquely its own – and the eye appeal of those clearly defined red and yellow stripes!
Sowing – For greenhouse culture sow seeds late winter to early spring 1.5mm (1/16in) deep. Germination usually takes 6-14 days at 24-27C (75-80F).
Growing – Transplant seedlings when large enough to handle into 8cm (3in) pots and later plant out into grow bags, pots etc, at 45-6cm (18-24in) apart.
Outside, sow early spring and grow as above. When 2cm (8in) tall gradually acclimatise to outdoor co
Aftercare – Provide support and tie in regularly. Remove side shoots as they appear and restrict the plant to one main stem.
Outdoor plants – remove growing tip in late summer to hasten ripening.
Harvest – July to October