Tigerella Tomato seeds
Price for Package of 15 seeds.
Tigerella heirloom tomatoes were developed in the 1950s by Dr. Lewis Darby of Great Britain, maybe. Other sources state thatTigerella tomato seeds were bred by the Glasshouse Research Institute in England in the 1930s as a cross between an unknown cultivar and Ailsa Craig.
A stunning Heirloom standard-sized round variety with red-orange skin and golden-green to yellow jagged stripes. It crops reliably and heavily up to 3 Weeks earlier than Moneymaker and grows well outdoors or in a greenhouse in all areas with a rich, tangy flavor. Cordon (Indeterminate).
Sow in spring 1/16 inch deep. Germination takes around 6-14 days at 65-75F.
Transplant the seedlings when large enough to handle into 3-inch pots. Grow on under cooler conditions and when about 8 inches tall, either plant in their growing position in the greenhouse or gradually acclimatize them to outdoor conditions and plant out 18 inches apart in a warm and sunny spot in moist, fertile well-drained soil and keep watered.
What's the difference between "indeterminate" and "determinate" tomatoes?
Determinate tomatoes, or "bush" tomatoes, are varieties that grow to a compact height (generally 3 - 4'). Determinates stop growing when fruit sets on the top bud. All the tomatoes from the plant ripen at approximately the same time (usually over a period of 1- 2 weeks). They require a limited amount of staking for support and are perfectly suited for container planting.
Indeterminate tomatoes will grow and produce fruit until killed by frost. They can reach heights of up to 12 feet although 6 feet is normal. Indeterminates will bloom, set new fruit and ripen fruit all at the same time throughout the season. They require substantial staking for support and benefit from being constrained to a central growing stem.