Suttons Seeds launches 'blight resistant' tomato

'Crimson Crush' is new and excusive to Suttons Seeds for 2015 and is claimed to be the world's first fully blight resistant variety.

Crimson Crush has two resistance genes against blight - PH2 and PH3 genes - which make it resistant to all common blight strains in UK including "Pink 6" and "Blue 13", says Suttons, which is undergoing a management buy-out.

The variety is available from 9 January at £7.99 for three seedlings.

Breeder is Simon Crawford and Bangor University's James Stroud.

Suttons has also launched an indigo rose/white cherry tomato black and white tomato plant.


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