Growing Calendar for Tomato Seeds - Montello F1 (Bush)
Delivery: 5-7 Working Days
This vigorous variety is so prolific; producing handfuls of tasty fruit that are so easy to harvest through mid- to late summer.
Montello’s versatility knows no bounds- both in the garden and in the kitchen! Grow in containers, baskets or grow-bags indoors or out and this neat bush variety gets to 90cm in length producing masses of trusses; you don’t even need to pinch out side-shoots.
Your crop of tomatoes are delicious enough to eat straight from the plant or added to salads; they also reduce well when added to the pan, making excellent rich Bolognese sauces and soups.
SOW INDOORS - February-May, individually in clean 9cm pots or module trays of firm pre-watered compost, cover with 1cm of vermiculite or sieved compost. Place in warmth 18-21''c and keep moist at all times.
GROW ON - At 15''c until late May. When established, after the risk of frost has passed, plant into garden soil 60cm apart or into large patio pots 30cm apart or in a grow bag in a full sun location and feed regularly with liquid fertiliser once fruits start to swell.
TIP - Water well and feed regularly with liquid fertiliser once fruits start to swell.
\there were on ly four seed in the packet instead of six
I grew this variety last year for the first time. Planted outdoors it was the most productive of any tomato variety I've ever grown. I filled my freezer with enough tomatoes to keep us in pasta sauces all year. I will give each plant more space this year to accommodate their extensive vigour.
I only had 4 seeds in my packet, bit of a rip off ! They have sprouted and look reasonably healthy. Would not buy them again.
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.
Read up how to grow Vegetable Seeds online.
Find out how to grow tomatoes
A-Z of Vegetable Seed Growing Advice...
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