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"It is the biggest tomato I have ever seen"

A Hassocks resident has shared his amazement after growing the biggest tomato he has ever seen.

Terry Hicks, of Church Mead, Keymer, Hassocks, planted the beefsteak tomato in March and he said it weighs more than one and a half kilos – which is more than 3lb.

“I was amazed that it got to this size,” he said.

"It is unusual – it has been growing since the season started. It is the biggest tomato I have ever seen!”

The 80-year-old, who lives with his wife, Julie, aged 83, said he has been growing his own fruit and vegetables in his greenhouse for years – which he described as his ‘pride’.

Read more at the Mid Sussex Times (Jennifer Logan)

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