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Tomatoes, bush 'Italian Roma' Seeds    

Seed packet says “Italian Roma,” but the scientific name says “Lycopersicon lycopersicum.”
ORGANIC. Annual, bush/determinate. An absolutely excellent, old heirloom tomato used for sauce or canning. Very firm, meaty 3 inch oblong fruits with very few seeds. Very productive – up to 200 fruits per plant! Compact vines.
Days to germinate: 5-10 days
Seed depth: 1/8"
Seed spacing after thinning: 18" or 1 per 4 SF
When to plant outside: Generally started indoors tomatoes can also be directly seeded outside. Spring, after average last spring frost and when soil reaches 60 degrees. In warm winter/hot summer areas of south, southwest, and parts of CA, can also plant in early fall for winter harvest.
When to start inside: 6-8 weeks before last spring frost.

Purchased from Rohrer's Seeds

Quantity: 1

Plant Tomato Solanum lycopersicum 38391

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Care Instructions

Try for a seed spacing of at approx. 2.60 feet (80.0 cm) and sow at a depth of around 0.78 inches (2.0 cm) if planning to sow direct.

Tomato 'Italian Roma' is known for growing to a height of approximately 1.20 metres (3.90 feet) so ensure you have enough space in your garden for this plant.

Remember to water moderately.

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 Tomatoes, bush 'Italian Roma' Seeds is available in the Folia gardener's wiki. All Tomatoes, bush 'Italian Roma' Seeds Care Instructions have been kindly provided by our members.


Seed Starting Schedule

  • Sow Indoor
  • Transplant
  • Harvest
  • Jan
  • Feb
  • Mar
  • Apr
  • May
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