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Large Fruiting Tomato plug plants Medium Fruiting Tomato plug plants Small Fruiting Tomato plug plants Black and Green Tomato plug plants

'Bush' means its habit is 'determinate' i.e. it will grow to a predetermined height and then stop. They do not need pruning or pinching out and most need some support. 'Semi-bush' is also 'determinate' but support is essential.
'Cordon' means that they are 'indeterminate'. They will keep on fruiting over a long period. They should be supported on canes or strings. It is best to 'stop' them once they have set up to 5 or 6 trusses. Pinch out the side shoots, that form immediately above a leaf, when they are tiny. Never damage the stem.

Tomatoes for arthritics
As a general rule the less red the tomato the better, i.e. the whites, yellows, oranges and pinks are likely to cause fewer problems. However, some reds, usually with 'sweet' in the name have been bred to have less of the more harmful (to arthritics) acid.


Grow tomatoes as far from potatoes as it is possible. Tomatoes grown under cover are much less likely to be affected than those outside. Wet weather in late summer (as in 2008) is likely to bring on blight but regular spraying with Copper Fungicide or Dithane 945 will help keep it at bay.

Where to grow
Large varieties ripen better in a cool greenhouse, unless described otherwise. All others will grow outside in sunny sheltered places - weather permitting.

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