Tomato 'Sicilian Saucer'

Solanum lycopersicum

How to grow Tomato 'Sicilian Saucer'

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Sicilian Saucer is thought of as tender, so remember to wait until your soil is warm and the night time temperature is well above freezing before moving outside. Sicilian Saucer requires a loamy soil with a ph of 5.5 - 7.5 - it grows best in weakly acidic soil to weakly alkaline soil.

Growing Sicilian Saucer from seed

Start seeds indoors six weeks before last frost date.

Try to aim for a seed spacing of at least 0.78 inches (2.0 cm) and sow at a depth of around 0.78 inches (2.0 cm). Soil temperature should be kept higher than 12°C / 54°F to ensure good germination.

By our calculations, you should look at sowing Sicilian Saucer about 42 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Sicilian Saucer

Plant to the first set of true leaves to promote strong root growth.

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Sicilian Saucer is a tender plant.

Harvesting Sicilian Saucer

Expect harvests to start to occur in late summer.

Sicilian Saucer folklore & trivia

Family heirloom from Italy that has been passed around by Mr. Cook, from Mississauga. Mr. Cook received the seed from his Sicilian neighbor who has had it in his family for generations. 1