Miracle-Gro® Gro-ables® Salad Tomato Seed Pod™
The Miracle-Gro® Gro-ables® Salad Tomato Seed Pod™ is biodegradable, which means unlike with peat pots, 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 provide the nutrients needed to help establish strong roots and provide strength to germinate.
How to Plant Gro-ables®
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 Salad Tomato Gro-ables®
What to Expect When Growing Salad Tomatoes
Salad tomato Gro-ables® germinate in 10-15 days.
Typically, you can begin harvesting after 65 days of growth.
How to Get a Better Crop of Salad 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.
Keeping the plants in warm conditions can cause red spider mite, so make sure you mist your plants to keep them moist.
When watering, make sure this is kept to a regular routine, as sporadic watering can cause blossom end rot.
Aphids can be a problem, so check your plants on a regular basis and at the first sign, treat the plants with a insecticide that is suitable to be used on edibles.
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.