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Principe Borghese Tomato

€2,50 EUR

One of the best variety for sun dried tomatoes from Italy

Italian Heirloom, the Prince Borghese tomato produces egg-shaped fruits with a pointy tip! Scarlet red in color, its flesh is dense, tasty with few seeds. It is one of the most used varieties for drying tomatoes. it is not uncommom to see those tomatoes drying under the sun in Italy or simply hanged by the stems in a dry and ventilated area of the house. This small indeterminate plants bear small fruits with a rich tomato taste and little juice and will produce fruits throuhout the season. Perfect for sauces or sun drying. This tomato variety is very productive and the vines must be staked or caged. Seeds grown and seed saved in Cork, Ireland.

Scientific Name: Solanum lycopersicum

Plant Life Cycle: annual

Optimal Germination Temperature: 23°C

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: Start indoors 6-8 weeks before last frost. Sow seed 3 mm deep in a propagator from March in warmth. Keep small plants in a sunny, frost-free environment until they can be planted in the greenhouse from late April or outdoors in late May. Spacing plants by 60 cm.