Belonging to the Solanum genus (Solanum lycopersicum 'Costoluto Fiorentino'), Costoluto Fiorentino is a variety of Tomato. 'Costoluto Fiorentino' is considered a heirloom cultivar. Blooms appear in these approximate colours: Painter yellow. When ripe, fruit appear in these approximate colours: Boston University Red. Leaves appear approximately as a Ao green colour.
Large, oblate, and heavily ribbed heirloom from the Tuscany region of Italy. Red fruit, beefsteak, said to be very good for canning and preservation. Reportedly a very heavy producer. Regular leaf.A type of Fruit, it mainly grows as an Annual plant - which means it typically only grows best for a single growing season. Costoluto Fiorentino is known for growing to a height of approximately 2.00 metres (6.50 feet).
Italy is believed to be where Costoluto Fiorentino originates from.
Being a fairly low maintenance plant, Costoluto Fiorentino Tomato is normally quite easy to grow provided a minimum level of care is given throughout the year. It will be helpful to note the correct soil, sun and water needs of this plant to ensure that this plant thrives.
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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.
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.
Costoluto means ribbed in Italian, and Fiorentino indicates it’s from Florence, or the Tuscany region.
Said to be from Florence/Tuscany region of Italy.
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