Tomato 'Balconi Yellow' Seeds
Exceptionally sweet cherry tomato
Decorative and productive
Requires no side shooting or training
When grown as a basket plant, the stems of this exciting bush variety will adopt a trailing habit, with one plant filling a 30cm (12") basket with ease.This exceptionally sweet cherry tomato makes a wonderful feature on the patio or balcony that is both decorative and productive. Tomato 'Balconi Yellow' requires no side shooting or training and is suitable for growing outdoors or in the greenhouse or conservatory. Height and spread: 30cm (12").
For greenhouse cultivation: sow from February to March.
For outdoor cultivation: sow from March to April.
Sow seeds on the surface of a good, free-draining, damp, seed sowing mix and cover with a fine sprinkling of compost or vermiculite. Place seed trays in a propagator at a constant temperature of around 15-20C (59-68F) until after germination, which takes 7-14 days. When seedlings gain 2 true leaves, transplant into individual 7.5cm (3") pots of compost and grow on at a minimum temperature of 15C (59F).
When tomato plants are well grown, transplant into baskets and containers. When all risk of frost has passed gradually acclimatise them to outdoor conditions over 7 - 10 days before positioning baskets outdoors in a sheltered position in full sun.
Water tomato plants frequently, to keep the compost evenly moist. Feed tomatoes regularly with a high potash plant food once the first truss of fruit has formed. Dwarf bush varieties do not require staking or side shooting.Tomatoes can be harvested as they ripen from July to September.