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tinker

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Early Tomatoes
« on: January 11, 2017, 18:10:08 »
Can anyone recommend a early tomato variety?
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Re: Early Tomatoes
« Reply #1 on: January 11, 2017, 19:32:18 »
I always pot-grow a couple of early sown Garden Pearl. I start them indoors at the beginning of February and keep them indoors until about April when they go out for the day and back in at night, whilst nights are still cold. They usually start ripening in June.

People say they aren't the tastiest, but they're tons better than supermarket ones and the earliest ripening I've found. They get junked once the others start ripening, to give me more room on the bench.

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Re: Early Tomatoes
« Reply #2 on: January 11, 2017, 20:21:16 »
there is a following of red alert tomatoes very early i myself have not tried them but they always come up when early tomatoes are mentioned hope this helps
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Re: Early Tomatoes
« Reply #3 on: January 12, 2017, 15:45:23 »
I've tried a number of earlies and so far Stupice always, always crops first.  It's also tasty and carries on and on.  I grow outside and it doesn't seem bothered by surprise cool spells.  I am in the south mind.

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Re: Early Tomatoes
« Reply #4 on: January 12, 2017, 17:11:47 »
Stupice is a good one.

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Re: Early Tomatoes
« Reply #5 on: January 15, 2017, 16:36:16 »
Thankyou, I've ordered some stupice,
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Re: Early Tomatoes
« Reply #6 on: January 15, 2017, 19:29:45 »
Red Alert for me is the best early - esp if you have some sort of cover.  Prolific, tasty and long cropping and I grow them every year.

Having said that I will give Stupice a go myself

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Re: Early Tomatoes
« Reply #6 on: January 15, 2017, 19:29:45 »

 

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