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Tiny Tim Tomato. Not the ukuele player, but, nevertheless, a classic. 

Appearance: Dark-purple foliage and bunches of long, slim, rich purple fruits make it a great addition to decorative or ornamental gardens.

Latin name: Solanum Lycopersicum

Name: Tomato

Variety: Tiny Tim

Quantity: 100 seeds

Plant size: Height 30 cm, Width 25 cm

Container size: Height 20 cm, Width 20 cm

Sowing: Indoors February - March, outdoors April - May

Timing: Germination 10-20days, harvesting 50-60 days

Spacing: When sowing 3-5cm, when transplanting 20-30cm

Growing: Full sun, regular watering up to twice a day, well drained light and fertile soil, heavy feeder

Caring: Dwarf-type tomatoes can be vulnerable to soil-born diseases as they tend to grow very close to the ground. Prevention is the key: use sterile potting soil and trim any weeds

Supporting: Pollinators will increase fruit set

Pests: Grow onions and garlic to deter pests

Harvesting: A cherry tomato is at its peak when it becomes deep red in colour. Cut them off the plant with scissors and keep a short stub of stem attached to prevent from rotting

Medicinal: Rich in nutrients and vitamins. Helps protect cells from aging 

Eating: Tiny Tim are delicious when roasted. Cut the tomatoes in half, toss with olive oil and sprinkle with salt and a pinch of sugar, oregano or thyme. Place them in the over and roast until they taste sweet! 

Companion plant: Basil, nasturtium, okra, garlic chives, borage, mint, marigold

All seeds come in robust packaging with seeding/growing instructions