Italian Roma is part of the Solanum genus and is a Tomato variety. Its scientific name is Solanum lycopersicum 'Italian Roma'. 'Italian Roma' is considered a heirloom cultivar. This variety typically blooms in the following colours: Banana yellow. This variety typically produces fruit in the following colours: Cadmium red. The leaves of this particular variety normally show as Ao green colour.
Firm, meaty 3" long red fruit on compact vines. Used primarily for saucing and canning, plants are extremely prolific producers. Also good when oven-dried. Determinate. Regular leaf. 75-80 days.It is an Fruit and is treated mainly as a Annual/Perennial, This means that it can grow either as a single season or multiple season plant. Italian Roma is known for growing to a height of approximately 1.20 metres (3.90 feet). Expect blooming to occur in early summer.
Italy is believed to be where Italian Roma originates from.
Typically, Italian Roma 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.
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Can be direct sown in warmer climates. Start indoors 6-8 weeks before last spring frost for earlier harvest.1
SFG planting – 1 plant per 4 SF
By our calculations, you should look at sowing Italian Roma about 42 days before your last frost date.
Thin when 2" tall to 18" apart.1 Transplant out when around 15cm (6 inches) high.Ensure that temperatures are mild (minimum night temperatures should be around 16°C / 61°F) and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Italian Roma is a tender plant.
Bush Italian Roma, Italian Roma Bush
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