Solanum lycopersicum 'Rosella'
tomato (cherry) 'Rosella'
A cordon cherry tomato suitable for growing in a greenhouse or outdoors. It produces reliable, uniform trusses of dark pink/purple, cherry tomatoes with good flavour.
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Ultimate height1–1.5 metres
Time to ultimate height1 year
Ultimate spread0.5–1 metres
MoistureMoist but well–drained
Colour & scent
|Red Purple Pink
- Full sun
South–facing or West–facing
- Native to the UK
- Columnar upright
Solanum can be annuals, perennials, evergreen or deciduous shrubs or twining climbers, with simple or pinnnately lobed leaves and star- or bowl-shaped, 5-lobed flowers with prominent stamens, followed by fleshy fruits
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How to grow
Grow in full sun, keep well watered and feed with a high pottasium feed once fruit starts to set. See Tomatoes cultivation
Propagate by seed. See sowing vegetable seeds or sowing seeds indoors for further advice
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Remove all side shoots as they appear. Pinch the growing tip when the plant has formed seven trusses under cover or four trusses outdoors
May be susceptible to glasshouse whitefly and tomato moth
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