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30/12/2012 at 15:24
Hi could eny body tell we what are the best tasting tomatoes plants to grow please As I have jest started up
30/12/2012 at 15:45

For growing under glass?-heated or unheated?-or for growing outside?

30/12/2012 at 15:52

I myself like the cherry tomatoes .

30/12/2012 at 15:57

I think the sweetest cherry one is Sungold by Thompson and Morgan and I like Dona for a big one. Apart from that it's hard to say because I live in France and the varieties are different. I grow both inside and out, but the Sungold sometimes cook in the greenhouse when it's very hot here in July and August! But I don't suppose that's an English problem. The very best tasting tomato I ever tried was Ananas which is Pineapple in English but it was a sorry looking plant with only 3 fruit.

30/12/2012 at 16:12

I grew Sungold this year for the first time (in a greenhouse) and it is indeed incredibly sweet - will grow again this year. As the panto dame says, need to know about more about your planting options (oh yes we do )

30/12/2012 at 17:33
Thank you all for yor tips
30/12/2012 at 17:36
30/12/2012 at 18:03

Eh-but Jason you have not answered the crucial question-where are you growing these?

30/12/2012 at 18:18
I don't have any luck with toms they ripen to late or die off what am I doing wrong.?
30/12/2012 at 18:32
I'm growing in glass house
30/12/2012 at 18:36

Tracey are you growing outside?-always in the lap of the gods

30/12/2012 at 18:38
Nop in garden
30/12/2012 at 18:44


Your confusing everybody Jason

30/12/2012 at 18:48
Well I jest want to know the best tomato to grow iv a wall mounted glass house and not much room so need to know the best ones to grow especially with the rain that we have
30/12/2012 at 18:57

Have you tried a hanging basket variety like 'Tumbling Ted'? They are very sweet and productive, however growing in baskets actully takes more care and attention as they soon dry out and need regular feeding.

30/12/2012 at 18:58

There are hundreds of tomato varieties-I have grown Shirley in the past

Get a good F1 variety for growing under glass and you will be fine

But do not sow for at least 2 months

30/12/2012 at 19:03
Thank you
30/12/2012 at 19:04

Try clicking on this to see what Thompson and Morgan have on offer. I have grown Sungold and Cristal, both have a good flavour. I have heard others say that Ferline is good. I also grow Roma tomatoes for cooking, not many seeds but a lot of flesh.

30/12/2012 at 19:08
Yes panto dame outside growing so do I need a greenhouse.
30/12/2012 at 19:13

Should have asked Santa for a greenhouse

You can get plastic grow-houses quite cheaply they will last a season or two a bit longer if you are lucky-perhaps an option?

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