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UK: Grower claims record for most tomatoes on a single plant

A champion vegetable grower says he's smashed the world record for the most tomatoes on a single plant after harvesting a whopping 5,891 from a vine. 

Douglas Smith counted the haul of red and green tomatoes, which weighed more than 20kg, the equivalent of two mountain bikes. 

The 44-year-old's yield broke the old record of 1,355 by more than four times, which was held by Surjit Singh Kainth, from Coventry, West Midlands, following his harvest in 2013.

Meanwhile, a Hampshire grower and amateur gardener has grown the world's largest cucumber on his allotment.

Sebastian Suski's extraordinary salad vegetable is over 3ft long - is four times the length of the average supermarket cucumber and weighs 20 times as much.

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