Tomato 'Principe Borghese'

Solanum lycopersicum

How to grow Tomato 'Principe Borghese'

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Position in a full sun location and remember to water moderately. Principe Borghese is generally regarded as a tender plant, so remember to ensure that temperatures are mild before moving outdoors. Principe Borghese needs a loamy soil with a ph of 5.0 to 6.0 (moderately acidic soil to weakly acidic soil).

Growing Principe Borghese from seed

Start seeds indoors six weeks before last frost date.

Aim to sow 0.78 inches (2.0 cm) deep and try to ensure a gap of at least 2.60 feet (80.0 cm). For optimal germination, soil temperature should be a minimum of 12°C / 54°F.

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

Transplanting Principe Borghese

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

Plant to first leaves to promote strong roots.

Principe Borghese is tender, so ensure you wait until all danger of frost has passed in your area before considering planting outside.

Harvesting Principe Borghese

This variety tends to mature and be ready for harvest in mid summer.

Principe Borghese folklore & trivia

Dates back to southern Italy to about the 1910’s.

Misspellings of Tomato 'Principe Borghese'

Principe Di Borghese