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Fruiting Vegetables: Tomatoes

Learn more about fruiting vegetables — particularly tomatoes — with our thorough plant guide that shows you when to sow and harvest, plus the best conditions for these plants.

Excerpted from Simple Steps: Vegetable Gardening

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Tomato 'Summer Sweet' F1

An early plum tomato for a sunny spot outdoors or in a greenhouse, this cordon variety yields plenty of small, tasty, red fruits over a long season. Plants have resistance to fusarium to help ensure a good crop.
Sow: Midwinter to mid-spring
Harvest: Midsummer to mid-fall
Soil Preference: Well-drained soil, moist soil
Sun or Shade: Full sun

DK - Vegetable Gardening © 2007 Dorling Kindersley Limited

Excerpted from Simple Steps: Vegetable Gardening

© Dorling Kindersley Limited 2007