A classic heirloom cooking tomato from Italy
Light red, slightly flattened, ribbed beefsteak tomato, with an indeterminate habit, best grown in polytunnel. Meaty tomato that is ideal for sandwiches and salads. A classic heirloom cooking tomato from Italy with very good flavour, especially cooked.
Scientific Name: Solanum Lycopersicum
Plant Life Cycle: annual
Optimal Germination Temperature: 24C-28C
Germination time in days: 7-14 days
Indicative Days to maturity: 80-120 days
Sunlight: Full Sun
Soil requirement: Well drained and rich
Sowing and cultivation: Sow indoors 6-8 weeks before last frost at a 1.5 mm depth. Transplant out after last frost when soil temperature is a 21 C. Space 60-90 cm apart. Indeterminate variety that will need staking.