“I first spotted this American heirloom tomato in a market in Petaluma, California. They were sold in small punnets, with the local children eating them like fruit! Each tomato is fire engine red and striped with gold, so why wouldn’t you want to grow ‘Pink Tiger’ at home? A pointed plum variety producing masses of 5cm (2”) long fruits, that are sweet with a good balance of acidity. Grown as a cordon (indeterminate), this variety will grow well outside when given a sunny, sheltered spot. Equally happy in a greenhouse or polytunnel, ‘Pink Tiger’ will give you high yields of crack resistant tomatoes throughout the summer.”
For heated greenhouses sow January onwards and unheated/outdoor March-April at a temperature of 16–18°C (60–65°F) using a quality seed compost. Transplant resulting seedings into 9cm (3½") pots. For the greenhouse, plant late April-May in large pots, growing bags, or border soil. For outdoors, plant early-mid June after ‘hardening off’ plants. Plant spacing 45cm (18"). Pinch out side shoots regularly and when in flower shake plants daily to aid fruit set. Feed every 2 weeks.
Orders are despatched promptly by post or parcel carrier. Seasonal items such as plants are sent separately with the estimated delivery times stated against each variety both in our catalogue and on our website.
Small items are sent by Royal Mail and larger items by courier. When ordering large items please provide your phone number so that the courier can contact you if necessary.
Please note that when several items are ordered they may not all be delivered at the same time.
Packet seed, garlic, onion sets, shallots and mushroom spawn (except windowsill kits) incur a carriage charge of £1.99.
Any products showing the following symbol will be supplied in cardboard boxes as in the past. A carriage charge of £5.99 will be incurred for any order containing products displaying this symbol, as these plants are supplied by a trusted third party not our own nursery.
All other products incur a carriage charge of £4.99.
If your order comprises of a combination of carriage charges then the higher carriage charge will be applied.
Free delivery on orders over £60.
Northern Ireland, Channel Islands, Isle of Man and Isles of Scilly & areas of Scotland with postcodes starting AB30 plus, BT, GY, HS, IM, IV1 plus, JE KA27, KA28, KW1 to KW16, PA20 to PA38, PA41 to PA80, PH10 to PH40, PH42 to PH50, TR21 to TR25 and ZE: For orders weighing less than 2kg standard charge applies. Where the weight of the order is 2kg to 10kg the carriage charge is £9.99. Where the weight of the order is over 10kg the delivery charge is £14.99
Orders to the Isle of Wight and Isle of Scilly: For orders weighing less than 2kg the standard charge applies. Where the weight of the order is 2kg and above the carriage charge is £14.99.
Republic of Ireland: For orders weighing less than 2kg the standard charge applies. Where the combined weight of the order is 2kg and above, the carriage contribution is £14.99.
Other EU countries: We can only deliver packet flower and vegetable seed to other EU countries. The delivery charge is £4.99 per order.
We reserve the right to contact you and advise an additional charge where necessary, and are happy to quote for carriage specific products to outlying areas.
Some very large items may not be available to all areas.
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