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Thu, 28 Apr

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Claygate

April Meeting and tomato plant sale

Katie Holmes from The Hub will tell members about the work of Claygate Youth Club . Tomato plants expertly grown by one of our members will be on sale so come and stock up for the summer season! Open to members ( non- members can join at the door @£5)

April Meeting and tomato plant sale
April Meeting and tomato plant sale

Time & Location

28 Apr 2022, 19:45

Claygate, Claygate, Esher KT10 0JL, UK

About the event

Open to members (non- members can join at the door @£5 and/or contact us in advance to become a member here)

Katie Holmes from The Hub will tell members about the work of Claygate Youth Club . Tomato plants expertly grown by one of our members will be on sale so come and stock up for the summer season! All plants are priced at £1.00 each. You can pay by card using our Sumup machine or by cash but please bring the correct change if possible. Please also bring carrier bags or boxes to take your plants away in.

Plants will go on sale from 7:30 p.m. until the start of the meeting and again after the talk. Sales will be on a first come first served basis and we ask that you limit yourselves to a reasonable number of plants. Any leftover plants will go on sale during depot opening hours on Saturday 30 April. If you have any more spare plastic pots, maximum 3 inch diameter, bring them along for our growers to use next year - washed pots please.

The following varieties will be offered for sale:

Alicante - approximately 78 plants

Cordon type variety which gives a good yield of medium-sized, sweet flavoured red fruits, resistant to ‘greenback’

Sun Grape F1 - approximately 6 plants

Superb, sweet ‘grape’ sized fruit with high sugar content, resistant to Mosaic Virus, fusarium and nematodes, requires some support.

Koralik - approximately 15 plants

High-cropping bushy plants make strong widely held spreading branches. Highly blight tolerant, perfect for areas with shorter growing season.

Crimson Crush - approximately 4 plants

A high quality variety with strong blight resistance producing large, great tasting fruit weighing up to 200g each

Moneymaker - approximately 60 plants

Heirloom, greenhouse tomato variety with sweet, meaty flavour and texture and perfectly round tomatoes

Roma - approximately 36 plants

Plum tomato excellent for sauces and paste

Gardeners Delight - approximately 30 plants

Cordon variety with trusses of flavoursome fruit

Red Robin - approximately 10 plants

Dwarf cherry variety excellent for hanging baskets, grows to 25-30cm tall

Shirley - approximately 8 plants

Popular exhibitor’s tomato, heavy cropper, disease resistant

Rotkappchen - approximately 2 plants

Flavoursome, compact dwarf variety, perfect for hanging baskets, planters, balconies and smaller spaces

Also: Cucumber Beth Alpha - approximately 12 plants

Baby cucumber originating in the Mediterranean, thin skinned and extremely sweet

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