I discovered Maskotka tomatoes last year. The plants I'd grown from seed weren't doing so well so I bought a couple of Maskotka plants from a local plant sale, I'm so pleased I did. This year I decided that I'd grow Maskotka from seed myself.
The plants are determinate, or a bush type, but they're not compact by any stretch of the imagination, they're very untidy and tend to sprawl all over the place. These are my three outdoor plants, I'm growing a further two in the greenhouse.
It's a heavy cropping variety so the weight of the fruit makes the plants very heavy, I find I have to stake them to give them a bit of support.
The fruit has a wonderful taste, sweet and thin skinned. I keep a tub of them on the worktop in the kitchen so that I can snack on them throughout the day, they really are delicious. They're a decent size for a cherry tomato too.
Gardener's Delight has always been my cherry tomato of choice. I've grown some plants this year but now I've tried Maskotka for a second year and my opinion is the same, I shall grow Maskotka in place of Gardener's Delight in future.
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