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Costoluto Genovese Tomato Heirloom Irish grown

€2,70 EUR

A classic heirloom cooking tomato from Italy 

The Costoluto Genovese Tomato is an Italian Heirloom tomato from Genoa. This tomato is loved by chefs and gourmets alike and has been praised for its intense and robust tomato flavor, its beauty and productivity. The Costoluto Genovese variety produces light to dark red beefsteak tomatoes, heavily ribbed and slightly flattened, with an indeterminate habit and is best grown in polytunnel. This meaty tomato is ideal for sandwiches, sauces and salads. The indeterminate vines have been producing good yields of yummy, tender, juicy rich red tomatoes, highly aromatic with an intense and tangy flavor. The flavor is decadently delicious. This is another variety that has won our heart and a permanent place in our garden. Seeds grown and seed saved in Cork, Ireland.

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.