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I would like to thank the nursery and staff for the order I received this morning Wednesday 17th July . After placing my order on Sunday I began to have doubts ,this was due to a bad experience with a large producer of plug size bedding plants earlier this year . All the doubts have proved unfounded, not only did the order arrive on the day but it came early enough for me to pot the plants before going off to work .The size and quality of the plants are first class and are real value for money . Once we have finished clearing one of the overgrown flower beds our new plants will hopefully produce a good display for several years . Thank you
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I would like to thank the nursery and staff for the order I received this morning Wednesday 17th July . After placing my order on Sunday I began to have doubts ,this was due to a bad experience with a large producer of plug size bedding plants earlier this year . All the doubts have proved unfounded, not only did the order arrive on the day but it came early enough for me to pot the plants before going off to work .The size and quality of the plants are first class and are real value for money . Once we have finished clearing one of the overgrown flower beds our new plants will hopefully produce a good display for several years . Thank you
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Tomato Plant 'Blizzard'

Image of Tomato Blizzard
Image of Tomato Blizzard
Image of Tomato Blizzard
Image of Tomato Blizzard

Solanum lycopersicum 'Blizzard'

  • Good for low light level growing
  • Can produce early & late fruits.
  • Cordon variety.
  • Exclusive to Victoriana.

Supplied as compost block grown plants.

Available from approximately mid April 2019

1 or more £2.25GBPGBP
each. Group & quantity discounts
Qty:

Extremely heavy cropping tomato variety. Produces huge trusses of billiard ball sized fruits with a quality and uniformity that is difficult to match. The dense fruits have an excellent sweet flavour and are extremely juicy just what you would expect from a tomato that looks like a tomato should! We would only recommend protected growing for this variety.

Another benefit of 'Blizzard' is that, unlike most varieties of tomato, it is able to set fruit in poor light conditions making early and late Season cropping very possible, although it is also fine for Spring and Summer growing too!

Despite this variety not actually being that old (we first grew this in 2000) it was discontinued by the breeder a few years ago and so seed of this F1 Hybrid was no longer available. We have to say we don't quite know why it was discontinued as it had so much going for it and so decided to save seed and, by careful re-selection process (that is ongoing), produce a stable de-hybridisation with all the characteristics of the original.

  • This is an indeterminate variety and best grown as a cordon (vine).
  • For best yields stop at 5th truss.
  • Suitable for protected growing only.

How To...

How To Sow & Grow Tomatoes
Detailed advice on sowing and growing tomatoes outside and under protection. Includes information on watering, feeding and pest control.

How To Videos

How To Grow Tomatoes - Part 1 (Video)
An instructional video by Stephen on the basics of caring for tomatoes in the first few months.

How To Grow Tomatoes - Part 2 (Video)
An instructional video by Stephen on the basics of caring for tomatoes as the season progresses.

How To Save Tomato Seed (Video)
An instructional video by Stephen on how to harvest and save tomato seed.

Recipes

Smoked Tomato Chutney Recipe
A simple recipe for making delicious, tangy smoked tomato chutney. Goes well with cold meats, poultry or cheese.

General Information

A Little Information About Our Vegetable Plants (Video)
Information on the vegetable plants that Victoriana grows and how we make sure they are always hardened off before dispatch.

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https://www.victoriananursery.co.uk/Tomato_Plant_Blizzard/