- Heirloom variety produces high yields
- Meaty, nearly seedless pear-shaped fruits
- Tops for canning and sauces
- Also good for salsa and dehydrating
- Determinate variety
Heirloom variety produces high yields of pear-shaped red fruits with thick walls, meaty textures and few seeds. Roma tomatoes, sometimes called plum tomatoes or Italian tomatoes, are a favorite for cooking into sauce and canning. Because the Roma tomato contains less moisture than many other varieties, they are also a top choice for chopping into salsas and dehydrating for sun-dried tomatoes
. A determinate, the Roma tomato plant produces tomatoes that ripen at about the same time.. For the best flavor, allow your Roma tomatoes to ripen on the vine. Disease Resistance: F V. Expect approximately 75 days to mature Roma tomato fruit. See below for additional growing information.
- What are Roma tomatoes good for?
Roma tomatoes are excellent for canning, making into sauce, using in sauces and soups, and slicing up for salads. They have a lower water content and fewer seeds than many other tomatoes.
- How do you seed Roma tomatoes?
Roma tomatoes are easy to seed. Just cut into quarters. Use a paring knife to remove the seed sack.
- How big are Roma tomatoes?
Roma fruits are about 3 inches long and weigh about two ounces. Roma tomatoes are bigger than cherry tomatoes and smaller than beefsteak tomatoes.
- Are Roma tomatoes determinate or indeterminate?
Roma tomatoes are determinate.
- How tall will Roma tomato plants get?
Roma tomato plants usually grow 3-4 ft. tall.