Lycopersicon esculentum 'Rosada'

Lycopersicon esculentum 'Rosada'

Tomato

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Key Information

  • Botanical name: Lycopersicon esculentum 'Rosada'
  • Common name: Tomato
  • Plant type: Fruit

Height: 1.5m

Spread: 1m

Flower colour:
  • Yellow
Foliage colour:
  • Green
  • Features: Fruit

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Tomatoes are a favourite summer crop for greenhouses and, if started early enough in heat, can produce six to eight or more trusses of fruit during the summer and autumn. There are hundreds of varieties to choose from, with fruit coming in a variety of shapes, sizes and colours. Tall or indeterminate varieties make the best use of space, and are trained as single-stemmed cordons on wires or canes up the inside of the greenhouse. Bush varieties don't need staking and are suitable for growing in pots, some even in hanging baskets. Some varieties are suitable for growing outside, particularly in southern regions.

Lycopersicon esculentum 'Rosada' bears large crops of delicious cherry plum tomatoes on indeterminate (cordon) plants. Suitable for growing in a greenhouse or on a sunny patio, grow 'Rosada' in full sun for the sweetest flavour.

Position

  • Sun exposure: Full sun
  • Aspect: South facing, West facing
  • Hardiness: Tender
  • Maintenance: Prefers rich soil
  • Soil type: Well drained/light/sandy, Clay/heavy/moist, Chalky/alkaline

Wildlife

Attracts:
  • Bees

  • Beneficial insects

  • Birds

  • Butterflies / Moths

  • Other pollinators

  • Wildlife features: Nectar/pollen rich flowers

Care routine

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Harvest
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Toxicity

Toxic to:
  • People

  • Cats

  • Dogs

  • Birds

  • Horses

  • Livestock

  • Effects: Harmful if ingested

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