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Solanum lycopersicum

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Maglia Rosa is part of the Solanum genus and is a Tomato variety. Its scientific name is Solanum lycopersicum 'Maglia Rosa'. 'Maglia Rosa' is considered a OP (open polliated) cultivar. This variety typically blooms in the following colours:   Painter yellow. This variety typically produces fruit in the following colours:   Carmine pink and   Burnt orange. The leaves of this particular variety normally show as   Ao green colour.

Plant produces elongated, oval shaped fruits with dark pink skin and orange mottling. Described as having a “fresh” acidic flavour. Smaller plant, growing about 3.5ft, good for containers and in-ground growing. Semi-determinate. Regular leaf. 70 days.

This variety is an Fruit that typically grows as an Annual, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of a single year.

United States is believed to be where Maglia Rosa originates from.

Typically, Maglia Rosa Tomato is normally fairly low maintenance and can thus be quite easy to grow - only a basic level of care is required throughout the year to ensure it thrives. Being aware of the basic growing conditions this plant likes (soil, sun and water) will result in a strong and vibrant plant.

This variety plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Maglia Rosa have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Maglia Rosa

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Good choice for container gardening.

Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Maglia Rosa 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.

Growing Maglia Rosa from seed

Start seeds indoors six weeks before last frost date.

Transplanting Maglia Rosa

Plant to first leaves to promote strong roots.

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

Harvesting Maglia Rosa

Pick while still pink for optimal flavor.

Maglia Rosa folklore & trivia

Bred by Baia Nicchia Farm in Sunol, California, and released in 2007.

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