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VEGETABLES TOMATO CRIMSON CRUSH F1

Original price was: £2.99.Current price is: £2.79.

Bred to withstand the dreaded blight, this new hybrid variety is a must for every garden, thriving outdoors or under glass and delivering high yields of large 200 Gram bright red fruits of exceptional flavour on vigorous plants.

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VEGETABLES TOMATO CRIMSON CRUSH F1

Bred to withstand the dreaded blight, this new hybrid variety is a must for every garden, thriving outdoors or under glass and delivering high yields of large 200 Gram bright red fruits of exceptional flavour on vigorous plants. Indeterminate

Cultivation Advice For EGETABLES TOMATO CRIMSON CRUSH F1

One of the key features of Crimson Crush F1 is its resistance to late blight. This resistance helps protect the plants from this common tomato disease. However, it’s still a good practice to monitor your plants regularly for any signs of diseases and take preventive measures.

2. Plant Crimson Crush F1 tomatoes after the last frost when the soil has warmed up. Tomatoes are warm-season crops and thrive in temperatures between 70°F to 85°F (21°C to 29°C).

3. Ensure your tomato plants receive at least 6-8 hours of direct sunlight each day. Proper sunlight exposure is crucial for fruit development and overall plant health.

4. Plant Crimson Crush F1 tomatoes in well-draining soil enriched with organic matter. Amend the soil with compost before planting to provide essential nutrients.

5. Follow the recommended spacing guidelines for Crimson Crush F1 to allow for good air circulation. Proper spacing helps reduce the risk of diseases by promoting airflow between plants.

6. Since Crimson Crush F1 tomatoes are likely to be indeterminate (continuously producing), provide sturdy support structures like cages or stakes. This helps keep the plants upright and facilitates harvesting.

7. Keep the soil consistently moist but not waterlogged. Water at the base of the plants to avoid wetting the foliage, which can contribute to the development of diseases.

8. Use a balanced fertilizer or one specifically formulated for tomatoes. Follow the recommended application rates to ensure healthy plant growth and fruit development.

9. Apply a layer of mulch around the base of the plants to help retain soil moisture, suppress weeds, and regulate soil temperature.

10. Regularly prune your Crimson Crush F1 tomatoes to remove suckers and improve air circulation. This practice can also help focus energy on fruit production.

11. Harvest tomatoes when they are fully ripe for the best flavor. Regular harvesting encourages the plant to produce more fruit.

12. While Crimson Crush F1 is resistant to late blight, it’s essential to monitor for other potential diseases and pests. Practice good garden hygiene and remove any diseased plant material promptly.

13. To further prevent the build-up of soil-borne diseases, practice crop rotation. Avoid planting tomatoes in the same location each year. Rotate with crops from different plant families to disrupt disease cycles.

14. Tomatoes prefer warm temperatures. If you’re gardening in a cooler climate, consider using season extenders like row covers or cloches to protect plants from cold temperatures.

15. Consider companion planting with herbs and flowers that can help deter pests or attract beneficial insects. For example, basil, marigold, and nasturtiums are often cited as beneficial companions for tomatoes.

16. As the plants grow, you may consider using organic foliar sprays, such as compost tea or seaweed extract, to provide additional nutrients and promote overall plant health.

17. If you’re using tomato cages for support, regularly check and adjust them as the plants grow. Ensuring the cages adequately support the plants prevents them from collapsing under the weight of the fruit.

18. Mulch not only helps with moisture retention but also suppresses weeds. Keep the area around your tomatoes mulched to minimize competition for nutrients and water.

19. Plant Crimson Crush F1 in successive batches with a few weeks between plantings to ensure a continuous harvest throughout the growing season.

20. Regularly observe your plants for any signs of stress, disease, or pests. Promptly address any issues that arise. Adjust your care routine based on the specific needs of your plants.

21. Maintain a gardening journal to track planting dates, fertilization schedules, and any issues you encounter. This information can be valuable for future reference and planning.

22. After the growing season, remove and dispose of any plant debris to reduce the risk of overwintering diseases. Consider adding compost to the soil to enrich it for the next growing season.

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