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Grafted Tomato Plants - F1 Crimson Crush

8 Review(s) with an average rating of:
4.9

Crimson Crush has the best tolerance to late blight disease we have ever seen! Plants can still exhibit infection on up to 15-20% of the leaf surface, but that's when the resistance kicks in and previously healthy plants can normally grow away from the attack! For 2016 we are able, for the first time, following extensive trialing, Crimson Crush is available as grafted plants!

As well as its ability to shrug off even the worst blight, Crimson Crush will provide great yields of exceptionally fine tasting, large, round tomatoes (each weighing up to 200g). Bred for outdoor growing, it's the tomato that everyone should be planting this year!

Why have we grafted Crimson Crush? Grafting onto specific rootstocks of course creates bigger, better, more disease-resistant plants with increased yield. Consequently, we believe, the extra vigour which the plant obtains will provide even better protection to late Blight attack and the plants will grow away from any infection even more rapidly.

(Cordon variety - one stem grown by pinching off side-shoots as they appear, needs staking and tying in.) This is not just a blight resistant tomato it is a blight beating tomato. Never be disappointed with your tomato crop when blight strikes again.  Ideal for the home or the allotment.

TOM EXPLAINS THE TECHNICAL STUFF YOU MAY WANT TO KNOW…
This variety is unique in that it has two resistance genes to Phytopthera infestans (Late Blight), giving it full resistance to all strains of blight currently found in the UK. So if blight spores come into contact wth the plant the infection will not spread throughout the plant.

It's been bred using natural methods and has been tested throughout the breeding process using Marker Assisted Selection (MAS).

Please note: With regards to the nature of the blight resistance, plants can still show infection (up to 15-20%) of leaves, stems etc. without effecting fruit quality or yield. The plants having the resistance to be able to grow away from the attack.

Please note: There is a possibility that your plant will include a grafting clip, if it does, this is an integral part of the grafting process and that it should be left in place. As the plant grows it will naturally shrug off the clip.

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The first fully blight resistant tomato combined with an unbeatable taste!

Crimson Crush has the best tolerance to late blight disease we have ever seen! Plants can still exhibit infection on up to 15-20% of the leaf surface, but that's when the resistance kicks in and previously healthy plants can normally grow away from the attack! For 2016 we are able, for the first time, following extensive trialing, Crimson Crush is available as grafted plants!

As well as its ability to shrug off even the worst blight, Crimson Crush will provide great yields of exceptionally fine tasting, large, round tomatoes (each weighing up to 200g). Bred for outdoor growing, it's the tomato that everyone should be planting this year!

Why have we grafted Crimson Crush? Grafting onto specific rootstocks of course creates bigger, better, more disease-resistant plants with increased yield. Consequently, we believe, the extra vigour which the plant obtains will provide even better protection to late Blight attack and the plants will grow away from any infection even more rapidly.

(Cordon variety - one stem grown by pinching off side-shoots as they appear, needs staking and tying in.) This is not just a blight resistant tomato it is a blight beating tomato. Never be disappointed with your tomato crop when blight strikes again.  Ideal for the home or the allotment.

TOM EXPLAINS THE TECHNICAL STUFF YOU MAY WANT TO KNOW…
This variety is unique in that it has two resistance genes to Phytopthera infestans (Late Blight), giving it full resistance to all strains of blight currently found in the UK. So if blight spores come into contact wth the plant the infection will not spread throughout the plant.

It's been bred using natural methods and has been tested throughout the breeding process using Marker Assisted Selection (MAS).

Please note: With regards to the nature of the blight resistance, plants can still show infection (up to 15-20%) of leaves, stems etc. without effecting fruit quality or yield. The plants having the resistance to be able to grow away from the attack.

Please note: There is a possibility that your plant will include a grafting clip, if it does, this is an integral part of the grafting process and that it should be left in place. As the plant grows it will naturally shrug off the clip.

Colour:Red

Resistance to Disease:True

Plants:True

Plug or Potted Plant:Potted

Aftercare - Easy:True

Height:201-250CM

Spread:51-60CM

Spacing:51-60CM

Soil Type:ALL

Containers:True

Beds & Borders:True

Prefers Full Sun:True

Grows in Sun or Shade:True

F1 Variety:True

On Arrival - Remove the plants from the box as soon as they arrive and check that the compost is adequately moist, watering if necessary with tepid water. Leave them on a shaded windowsill or in a greenhouse for a few hours to settle before further handling, ensuring a frost-free non-draughty situation. Potting On - These plants should be potted on as soon as possible, but they will keep quite well for 2–3 days if necessary, provided they are kept in a warm light place and are not allowed to dry out. Use 10cm (4") pots and a good quality moist proprietary compost and set the plants so that the top of the root ball is level with the compost surface. After potting, give a thorough watering, but thereafter take care to avoid overwet conditions, particularly as the young plants become re-established. Grow on in a light, humid position, and maintain an initial temperature of 16–18˚C (60–65˚F).

Ideal for beds and borders, patio pots and containers. Prefers an outdoor sheltered site. Grows well in sun or shade. Use tomato feed every 4 weeks or half strength with every watering.

What do other customers think of this product?

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They survived all the neglect we gave them in our conservatory, produced plenty, and we picked our last tomato in March. Incredible! Ordering again.
26 March 2016
Reviewed by: FrednJenny
Rating:
I have lost so many tomatoes to blight over the last few years even after using so called blight resistant strains. So when I saw Sutton last years claim that they have a new Blight resistant tomato I thought I would give them ago. I had 3 plants grown outside with brilliant results no sign of blight on any of the plants I even was able to take a cutting and grew that on. Tomatoes were good for salad and cooking. Great product
29 October 2015
Reviewed by: Redthecrow
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I don't have a greenhouse and have suffered with blight so often I gave up growing outdoor toms. I bought three Crimson Crush and like the others I am not disappointed They were grown outside in this cool wet summer and boy have they produced, just picked one weighing 280g, and amongst the normal sized ones left I think their is one that must be over 300g. Lots of fruit with fantastic flavour and no sign of blight so far(22 Sep 2015). Thank you Suttons
21 September 2015
Reviewed by: Manc Mike
Town: Manchester
Rating:
Crimson Crush. I ordered these at Easter and received them in May. I thought they were expensive but due to a devastating attack of blight last year I bought 6 plugs to share with my sister. They were healthy plugs and as soon as they were planted out they romped away growing into big strong plants. They fruited early, only a week after my cherry tomatoes and way before any of my other large tomatoes and the taste and texture?...........Amazing! I cannot vouch for the Blight beating credentials yet as this year we have escaped it so far but I am really happy with this tomato purely for it's taste and vigour. If it is immune to blight as well it will have a permanent place in my allotment.
31 August 2015
Reviewed by: Gill
Town: Walefield
Rating:
I cant comment on the blight resistance but the taste is exceptional, this is the best tasting medium size Tomato ive grown.
14 August 2015
Reviewed by: David
Town: coulsdon
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