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One of the easiest varieties of tomatoes available, Gardener’s Delight is a cherry tomato that’s particularly loved for its tangy flavour and prolific output. Ideal for adding to salads and sandwiches.
Gardener's Delight Tomato Seeds
[65 days] The Gardener’s Delight is an old, early season German heirloom that produces prolific clusters of 6 to 12 cherry tomatoes all summer long. It's indeterminate and crack resistant, and the fact that it’s super easy to grow makes it the perfect choice for new gardeners.
The Gardener’s Delight is a RHS AGM variety that is reliable and prolific regardless of whether it’s grown outdoors or in the greenhouse.
Height: 200cm (79"). Spread: 50cm (20").
Should you pinch out Gardener's Delight tomatoes? Yes. Once the flower trusses have developed you should pinch out to make sure that all the fruits grow and ripen without problems. You should remove all side shoots between the leaf stalks and make sure you have removes the main stem.
When do I sow Gardener's Delight tomatoes? If you are planning on growing your tomatoes inside a greenhouse then you can begin to sow your seeds in February and April. Sow your seeds into heated propagators with a constant temperature of 15-20°C until the Gardener's Delight seeds have germinated. The process takes about 7-14 days and they will be ready for transplant 2 weeks later.
Does Gardener's Delight tomato plants need staking? Yes. Secure your Gardener's Delight tomato plant by tying to a stake. Make sure you pinch out the side shoots and provide about an inch of water a week. The tomato plants soil needs to be constantly damp to thrive.
Gardener's Delight Details
- Average Germination Time
- 7 - 14 Days
- Sowing Method
- Indoors Sow (propagator)
- Days to Maturity
- 75 Days
- Grow in Greenhouse
- Packet Seed Count
- Recommended Soil pH
Sow and Harvest Times