Miracle-Gro® Gro-ables® Cherry Tomato Seed Pod
The Miracle-Gro® Gro-ables® Cherry Tomato Seed Pod™ is biodegradable, which means the roots can grow freely through and get established in the surrounding soil. The outer shell also helps protect the seed by retaining moisture and contains a 6 month controlled release feed, that provides the nutrients it needs to help establish strong roots and the strength to germinate.
How to Plant
Do not plant outside until risk of frost has passed. For an earlier harvest, start growing indoors 6-8 weeks before transplanting.
- Remove the lid completely
- Choose a sunny spot
- Simply push the seed pod into loosened soil or compost (growing bag or large pot filled with Miracle-Gro Enriched Compost) until the pod is level with the soil surface. DO NOT cover, the seeds are at just the right depth to grow.
- Space seed pods 60cm apart
- Water daily if more than one seed germinates remove all but one when they reach 5cm tall
- Feed every 7-14 days with Miracle-Gro® Gro Your Own Vegetable & Fruit Concentrated Liquid Plant Food when fruits are visible
When to Plant & Harvest Sweet Pepper Gro-ables®
What to Expect When Growing Cherry Tomatoes
Sweet pepper Gro-ables® germinate in 7-14 days.
Typically, you can begin harvesting after 65 days of growth.
How to Get a Better Crop of Cherry Tomatoes
Use a planting ring, this will help to make sure water gets straight to the roots and not run off the top of the compost.
A good idea is to plant a companion plant next to your tomato plant, French Marigold will help deter whitefly.
At the end of the growing season, if you still have some green tomatoes left, pick them and put them in a brown paper bag with a banana, this will help to ripen them.
Blossom End Rot - Is a common problem of tomatoes, which is caused by irregular watering or dryness at the roots. Make sure you keeping watering regular and don't let the soil dry out.
Tomato Blight - A fungus disease that effects the elaves and the fruit
Leaf Mould - Is a fungal disease that only effects tomatoes grown under cover, it spreads rapidly and can wipe out the whole crop.
Splitting/Cracking - Caused by varying levels of light and temperature, make sure you try to keep the tomatoes growing environment as consistant as possible.
Store in a cool, dry place.
Net contents: 1 Seed Pod.
Contains fertiliser, growing media and a minimum of 2 seeds.
Seed treated with antifungal agent.
Fertiliser Declaration: NPK 2.0-0.5-1.0.
Miracle-Gro® Gro-ables® Satisfaction Guarantee
If you are not completely satisfied at the end of the growing season, send us your proof of purchase and we will send you a reimbursement.