21 seeds germinated out of 24 sown (very respectable as the seeds were packed in 2008 and expired in 2011). 3 weaker seedlings discarded; 18 seedlings potted up into 6cm fibre pots on 20th March. By 16th April, these were falling over under their own weight. Twelve plants have been potted up in six deep 3.5L pots, destined in the long term for the allotment.
This planting has been archived (harvested).
Sown from my Tomato 'Gardener's Delight' Seeds.
Latest Milestone Harvesting
If sowing directly, sow at a depth of approx. 0.78 inches (2.0 cm) and aim for a distance of at least 2.60 feet (80.0 cm) between Tomato plants.
Tomato 'Gardener's Delight' normally tends to reach to a mature height of 1.70 metres [imperial: 5.52 feet] so ensure you have enough space in your garden for this plant.
Your garden has partial sun light - Tomato 'Gardener's Delight' should be planted in a location that enjoys full sun.
Remember to water moderately.
Your garden's USDA Hardiness Zone (9a) is within the ideal range for Tomato 'Gardener's Delight'. The recommended range is between Zone 3 and 14.
Tomato 'Gardener's Delight' ideally needs a soil ph of 5.0 to 6.0 (acidic soil), so check your soil acidity regularily.
More information about Tomato 'Gardener's Delight' is available in the Folia gardener's wiki. All Tomato 'Gardener's Delight' Care Instructions have been kindly provided by our members.
Harvesting day 1156
Substantial wind damage, some plants surviving
Dividing day 51
Divided to Tomato ’Gardener’s Delight’
Potting Up day 51
12 plants in 6 × 3.5l square pots
Moved day 51
Potting Up day 24
18 plants in 6cm fibre pots
Hardening Off day 16
Seedlings fast outgrowing the propagator
Sprouting day 5
Sown day 0