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Principe Borghese Tomato
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Principe Borghese Tomato Plant

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Tomatoes All Winter Long!

This Italian heirloom variety is the traditional variety used for sun dried tomatoes. Plants stand up to high heat and produce plenty of tomatoes for drying, fresh eating and sauce making.Traditionally pulled up roots and all and stored upside down for the winter. Semi-indeterminate. 75 DAYS.
Tomato plants are not available in ME and MT.

Zones: 3 - 9 annual.
Height: 4 - 6 feet. Semi-indeterminate vines.
Shade Requirement: Full sun.
Germination: 5 - 10 days.

Principe Borghese Tomato - Pkt.
  • 64526
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  • For each offer ordered, get approx. 30 seeds.
  • $2.99

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Principe Borghese Tomato Product Details

Botanical Name: Lycoperiscon esculentum 'Principe Borghese'

Height: 4 - 6 feet. Semi-indeterminate vines.

Spacing: 24 - 36 inch.

Depth: Start seeds indoors 6 - 8 weeks before planting outdoors. Plant seeds 1/4 inch deep. Transplant outdoors after any chance of frost is past (may use Kozy Koats #80842 to plant earlier). When transplanting, set the plant deep, up to the first true leaves, b

Spread: 2 - 4 feet.

Sun/Shade: Full sun.

Pollinator: Self pollinating.

Foliage: Green foliage.

Fruit: 2 inch long fruit, 1 - 2 oz. plum shaped, red fruit.

Days To Maturity: 75 days from transplant

Form: Annual.

Flower Form: Small yellow flowers.

Soil Requirements: Well-drained, humus enriched soil.

Growth Rate: Medium to fast growth rate.

Seed Count: Approximately 30 seeds per packet.

Pruning: Prune by cutting out suckers (auxiliary shoots between the stems and the leaves) to produce larger fruit. Fruit also ripens earlier since the sun can reach it more easily.

Comments: Eat tomatoes all Winter long! This Italian heirloom is the traditional variety used for sun dried tomatoes (they retain more flavor when dried than other varieties). Plants are typically pulled up roots & all and hung upside down to store through the Winter. Also great for sauces. Extremely productive plants really stand up to hot temperatures.

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