Tomato 'Costoluto Fiorentino'

Solanum lycopersicum

How to grow Tomato 'Costoluto Fiorentino'

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Costoluto Fiorentino likes a position of full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Costoluto Fiorentino is thought of as tender, so it is really important to plant out well after your last frost date. Planting Costoluto Fiorentino in loamy soil with a ph of between 5.5 and 7.5 is ideal for as it does best in weakly acidic soil to weakly alkaline soil.

Growing Costoluto Fiorentino from seed

Start seeds indoors six weeks before last frost date.

Sow at a depth of approx. 0.78 inches (2.0 cm) and aim for a distance of at least 0.78 inches (2.0 cm) between Tomato plants. Soil temperature should be kept higher than 12°C / 54°F to ensure good germination.

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

Transplanting Costoluto Fiorentino

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

As Costoluto Fiorentino is tender, ensure temperatures are mild enough to plant out - wait until after your last frost date to be on the safe side.

Harvesting Costoluto Fiorentino

This variety tends to be ready for harvesting by mid summer.

Tomato Costoluto Fiorentino Etymology

Costoluto means ribbed in Italian, and Fiorentino indicates it’s from Florence, or the Tuscany region.

Costoluto Fiorentino folklore & trivia

Said to be from Florence/Tuscany region of Italy.

Misspellings of Tomato 'Costoluto Fiorentino'

Constoluto, Costaluto, Costaluto Genovese, Costaluto Fiorentino, Costaluto toscano

Other Names for Tomato 'Costoluto Fiorentino'

Costoluto, Costoluto Genovese, Costoluto Toscano