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Tomato Seeds - Red Zebra

Packet Content 10 seeds

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£2.99
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Lycopene is the bright red nutrient tomatoes, which might be one of the key factors behind the health benefits of a Mediterranean diet. Suttons, in conjunction with Exeter University identified the Red Zebra as having the very highest levels of lycopene out of all the 64 tomatoes tested. Excellent flavour, stunning stripes and a lycopene heavyweight? It doesn’t get any better than this!’

 

Why grow and eat a rainbow? The dazzling colours of fruit and vegetables are given to them by a range of natural compounds which can be beneficial to health. In fact, research has shown that diets rich in these colourful crops may reduce the risk of a whole range of diseases, from heart disease to cancer. That’s why doctors and dietitians recommend we ‘Eat a Rainbow’. To help you on your way, we have researched hundreds of varieties to find those with the very highest levels of these nutrients.

James Wong has spent 2 years trawling through over 3,000 research papers to learn how to boost the nutrition in selected plants and has written a book called ‘How to Eat better’ which includes practical tips and tricks.

Growing Information

Sow in a propagator on a windowsill or pots or trays in a greenhouse at approximately 18-21°C (65-70°F) using a quality compost. Cover seeds with 6mm (¼") sieved compost. Germination 8-12 days. Transplant seedlings singly into 7.5cm (3") pots, planting out when showing flower buds using large pots, grow bags or direct into the greenhouse border. Also plant outside when frost risk has passed allowing 45cm (18") between plants. Provide support, sideshoot as necessary and limit to 4-6 trusses. Sowing - Cropping: 19-20 weeks.

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Please note that when several items are ordered they may not all be delivered at the same time.

Delivery Charges

Standard Charge

Packet seed only will incur a carriage charge of £2.99.

All other products incur a carriage charge of £4.99.

If your order comprises of a combination of carriage charges then a combined carriage charge of £6.99 will be applied.

Live Plants

Suttons wants to ensure that all of our plants are delivered to you in the best condition for planting. Unfortunately there are some postcodes that take longer to deliver to and therefore we can not guarantee this, so we are sorry to advise that we do not ship live plants to the following areas; HS, IV41-IV56, KW15-KW17, PA34, PA41-48, PA60-PA78, PA80, PH40-PH44, TR21-TR25, ZE1-ZE3.

Non Standard Deliveries

Unfortunately like many companies in our industry we are currently only able to supply orders to UK based customers, excluding those in Northern Ireland. We are committed to finding a way that we can resume or normal services again as soon as possible. Please accept our apologies for any inconvience caused.

Very Large items

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Tomato Seeds - Red Zebra

Tomato Seeds - Red Zebra

Packet Content 10 seeds

£2.99

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