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Roma Tomato
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Roma Tomato

Meaty and Nearly Seedless

  • 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 they contain less moisture than many other varieties, they're also a top choice for chopping into salsas and dehydrating for sun-dried tomatoes. A determinate, Roma plants produce tomatoes that ripen at about the same time. For the best flavor, allow fruits to ripen on the vine. Disease resistance: VF. Approx. 75 DAYS.
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  • 15062
  • pack of 150 seeds
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  • 64520
  • 3 plants
  • $14.99
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Product Details

  • Botanical Name: Lycopersicon lycopersicum 'Roma'
  • Height: 3 - 4 feet. Determinate.
  • Spacing: 24-36 inches between plants, 3 - 5 feet between rows.
  • Depth: Plant seeds 1/4 inch deep. When transplanting, set the plant deep, up to the first true leaves, by digging a deep hole or trench. The stem will develop roots along its length.
  • Spread: 24-36 inches.
  • Light Required: Full sun.
  • Pollinator: Self pollinating.
  • Yield: 100 lbs. per 100 foot row.
  • Foliage: Green foliage.
  • Blooms: Summer
  • Fruit: Red, block-like, pear-shaped fruits with thick, meaty flesh. Few seeds.
  • Days To Maturity: 75 days from transplant
  • Zone: 3 - 9 annual.
  • Germination: 8 - 10 days.
  • Form: Vine, Determinate
  • Flower Form: Yellow star-shaped flowers.
  • Soil Requirements: Rich, deep, well-drained soil. pH 5.5 - 6.8
  • Growth Rate: Moderate growth rate. Will grow to full maturity and produce fruit in one growing season.
  • Seed Count: Approximately 150 seeds per packet.
  • Pruning: Determinate tomatoes need no pruning.
  • Size: 3 inches long x 1.5 inches wide. 2 oz. fruits.
  • Comments: A dependable mid-season producer. Disease resistant: V, F1, ASC. Open Pollinated, heirloom variety.

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