Growing Calendar for Tomato Losetto - Grafted Plants
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Grafted Tomato Plants: For Stronger Plants, Higher Yields and Greater Disease Resistance.
Tomato Losetto (Semi Bush): This vigorous garden variety is great for a large container. It produces lots of flowers with a good fruit set. The baby cherry sized fruits are deliciously sweet and plants have good late blight tolerance.
Many of us have small gardens where growing space is at a premium and crop rotation isn’t an option. Grafted plants are strong and disease resistant so the same crops can be grown in the same spot year-after-year without the risk of disease building up in the soil.
Grafting combines a hardy base plant, highly resistant to soil-borne disease, grafted onto a variety with fruits of a superior flavour. The graft is secured with a clip until the cell structures knit together so it is important not to remove the clip until this process is complete.
Grafted plants have been grown commercially for many years because they:
You will be amazed as the plants reach their full potential and produce amazingly healthy plants and bumper crops.
Supplied as well-rooted young plants in 7cm pot.
When you receive your tomato plants by post, water lightly, then plant them up in small pots. If the stem tip is bent, rest assured, it will quickly right itself when exposed to daylight to grow straight and upright. Read our blog for more information on why tomato plants do this.
Tomatoes taste just lovely picked fresh from the vine, tomatoes ripened by the sun have a unique flavour and sweetness making them great to add to salad, snack boxes or reduced to make delicious sauces.
Please unpack the plants as soon as you receive them and sit them in a tray of shallow water if they appear to have dried out in transit.
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Our products are all grown with the utmost care and to high standards of quality. We regularly check our nursery stock to determine exactly when they will be at the optimum time for despatch.
We despatch our fresh, nursery-grown live plants (including vegetables, trees and flowers) when they are at a stage of growth ready for you, the customer, to plant on at home.
The delivery period shown on your order confirmation indicates when you can expect to receive your order and we will endeavour to despatch your plants in this period within 7-14 days