bush/cordon tomatoes

Anne Miller asked 12 years ago

I have two bush and five cordon tomatoes.The first time i have been successfull in gettng to the fruit stage. I have had them in and out my polytunnel. For several weeks now i notice some curling of lower leaves and yellowing of the odd leaf with a brown spot, am i going to fail yet again. some fruit is medium big but not red will these ripen off the plant.cold nights are here in roundwood do i need heat in the tunnel.

1 Answers

Gerry Daly Staff answered 3 years ago
Success with tomatoes means starting the seeds at the right time. January or February sowing for an indoor crop and March for outdoors. Then the plants have enough time at the end of summer to ripen the fruit. Fruit does ripen off the plant but there is lots of time still.