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Tomato 'Costoluto di marmande'  

Solanum lycopersicum

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Costoluto di marmande is part of the Solanum genus and is a Tomato variety. Its scientific name is Solanum lycopersicum 'Costoluto di marmande'. 'Costoluto di marmande' is considered a heirloom cultivar. When ripe, fruit appear in these approximate colours:   Red-orange.

Red ribbed fruit with good flavour. Large plant, heavy producer.

A type of Fruit, it mainly grows as an Annual plant - which means it typically only grows best for a single growing season. Costoluto di marmande is known for growing to a height of approximately 1.20 metres (3.90 feet).

Italy is believed to be where Costoluto di marmande originates from.

Costoluto di marmande Tomato is normally fairly low maintenance and is normally quite easy to grow, as long as a level of basic care is provided throughout the year. Being aware of the basic soil, sun and water preferences will result in a happier and healthier plant.

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

How to grow Costoluto di marmande

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Costoluto di marmande likes a position of full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Costoluto di marmande is thought of as tender, so it is imperative to wait until temperatures are mild before planting out of doors. Use USDA Hardiness Zone 3 - 14 as your guideline for the appropriate climate for this plant. Costoluto di marmande needs a loamy soil with a ph of 5.0 to 6.0 (moderately acidic soil to weakly acidic soil).

Growing Costoluto di marmande from seed

Start seeds indoors six weeks before last frost date.

Ensure a distance of 2.60 feet (80.0 cm) between seeds when sowing - look to sow at a depth of approximately 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 Costoluto di marmande about 42 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Costoluto di marmande

Transplant out when around 15cm (6 inches) high.

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 Costoluto di marmande is a tender plant.

Harvesting Costoluto di marmande

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

Costoluto di marmande folklore & trivia

Heirloom from Italy.

Other Names for Tomato 'Costoluto di marmande'

Burke’s backyard italian tomato

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