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Lycopersicon esculentum 'Cossack'


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Half hardy

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photo by Mark Bolton, copyright GAP Photos (90862)

Plant details

Summer wouldn't be the same without home-grown tomatoes fresh off the plant. 'Cossack' produces high yields of tasty, medium-sized fruits and shows excellent diseases resistance to TMV, fusarium and cladosporium. It can be grown in the greenhouse or on a sunny patio. The Royal Horticultural Society has given it its prestigious Award of Garden Merit (AGM).

Family: Solanaceae

Genus: Lycopersicon

Species: esculentum

Cultivar: Cossack

Plant type: Fruit

Flower colour: Yellow

Foliage colour: Mid-green

Feature: Fruit

Sun exposure: Full sun

Soil: Well-drained/light, Clay/heavy

Hardiness: Half hardy

Skill level: Beginner

Height: 150cm

Spread: 60cm

Time to plant seeds: March to April

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