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Tomato 'Italian Roma'    

This planting has been archived (Died).

Latest Milestone Dying

Quantity: 1

Plant Tomato Solanum lycopersicum 38393


Care Instructions

Look to ensure a distance 2.60 feet (80.0 cm) between seeds when sowing - cover at a depth of at least 0.78 inches (2.0 cm) deep if you are going to sow this directly in the garden.

Tomato 'Italian Roma' normally grows to a mature height of 1.20 metres (that's 3.90 feet imperial) so ensure you have enough space in your garden for this plant.

Your garden has full sun light which is ideal for Tomato 'Italian Roma'.

Remember to water moderately.

Your garden's USDA Hardiness Zone (5b) is within the ideal range for Tomato 'Italian Roma'. The recommended range is between Zone 3 and 14.

Tomato 'Italian Roma' tends to grow best in a soil ph of between 5.0 and 6.0 meaning it does best in acidic soil.

More information about Tomato 'Italian Roma' is available in the Folia gardener's wiki. All Tomato 'Italian Roma' Care Instructions have been kindly provided by our members.

Linked Plantings & Stash Items

Name Garden Gardener Location Planted Archived


  • 04 Sep 2011

    Dying day 158

    blight has killed this tomato. I’ve removed it from the garden and thrown it out.

  • 21 Aug 2011

    Dying day 144

    Blight has got this one. Not sure whether to salvage the semi-ripe tomatoes or not.

  • 25 Jul 2011

    Treating day 117

    I applied Serenade to see if I can stall the blight which is appearing on lower leaves.

  • 09 Jul 2011

    Setting Fruit day 101

    3 tomatoes on

  • 26 Jun 2011

    Flowering day 88

  • 12 Jun 2011

    Treating day 74

    Sprayed with Captain Jack’s Deadbug (spinosad) for fleabeetles

  • 08 Jun 2011

    Damaged day 70

    Hail damage – lost 2 branches

  • 02 Jun 2011

    Damaged day 64

    The 90 Degree heat and the wind today broke over this tomato. There was a weak spot on the stem near the ground from damping off fungus.

  • 14 May 2011

    Planting Out day 45

  • 13 May 2011

    Dividing day 44

  • 02 May 2011

    Hardening Off day 33

  • 17 Apr 2011

    Potting Up day 18

    Moved 2 plants from starter tray into 3" pots

  • 13 Apr 2011

    Potting Up day 14

    Moved 4 plants from starting tray to 3" pots.

  • 12 Apr 2011

    Showing True Leaves day 13

  • 05 Apr 2011

    Sprouting day 6

  • 30 Mar 2011

    Sown day 0


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