Aunt Lucy's italian paste tomato is a heirloom variety originating from the US, It is a cute, round, beautifully red and fleshy tomato ideal for tomato sauces with a wonderfully sweet/tart flavor so typical of Italian tomatoes. The Aunt Lucy's Italian paste tomato plant is indeterminate tomato produces profusely. A must have in your garden if you are into making your own tomato sauces with the real favor of old fashioned tomatoes. Seeds grown and seed saved in Cork, Ireland.
Scientific Name: Solanum lycopersicum
Plant Life Cycle: annual
Optimal Germination Temperature: 21-29°C
Germination time in days: 7-14 day
Indicative Days to maturity: 80-120 days
Sunlight: Full sun
Soil requirement: well draining and rich
Sowing and cultivation: Sow in pots from March, at a temperature between 16 and 20°C, under a well-lit shelter, 5 weeks before planting. Transplant the entire root ball in the ground, after the last frosts, at a minimum distance of 50 cm, burying the stem up to the first leaves. Water thoroughly when planting.