LesleyC's Tomato 'Ailsa Craig' x 8 Harvesting
Keep protected if frost is forecast with a fleece or a cloche.
They require daily watering and feeding with a high potassium, tomato fertiliser once a week when the fruit has begun to set. The ‘Ailsa Craig’ is a cordon plant that will require staking and support as it produces a heavy crop of tomatoes over a long period. Will require side shoots ‘pinching out’.
LesleyC's Tomato 'Ailsa Craig' Care Instructions
Try for a seed spacing of at approx. 2.60 feet (80.0 cm) and sow at a depth of around 0.78 inches (2.0 cm) if planning to sow direct.
Tomato 'Ailsa Craig' normally tends to reach to a mature height of 1.20 metres [imperial: 3.90 feet] so ensure you have enough space in your garden for this plant.
Tomato 'Ailsa Craig' tends to enjoys a full sun position, which is ideal for your garden's sun profile.
Remember to water moderately.
Your garden's USDA Hardiness Zone (9) is within the ideal range for Tomato 'Ailsa Craig'. The recommended range is between Zone 3 and 14.
Ensure your soil has a ph of between 5.0 and 6.0 as Tomato 'Ailsa Craig' is a acidic soil loving plant.
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