Striking striped purple and white fruits, compact branching plants with silver grey foliage, which is spineless in most conditions. Crops over a long period.
when to sow
January to April
Where to Sow
Space the seeds 2cm (¾") apart in seed trays or two to a cell in modules under glass at 20°C. Cover seeds lightly with vermiculite or finely sieved compost.
What to do Next
As soon as two full leaves have developed, prick off seedlings into individual pots. Grow on and plant into grow-bags or large pots. Plants can be grown in containers outside in a sunny sheltered spot. Feed plants as soon as first fruits set , once a week with a high potash tomato food.
July to October
Makes an attractive addition to patio displays , adding colour, interest and the added benefit of a productive harvest.
Rich in vitamins A , C and potassium