A very tasty Spanish Heirloom tomato
Rosa de Barbastro is a Heirloom Spanish tomato that originated in Barbastro, in the province of Huesca. This variety is said to be one of the best tasting tomatoes in the world. The fruits are pink throughout the plant, slightly flattened with a thin skin, fragrant aroma and large size. Very fleshy. few seeds and exceptionally sweet. Very productive variety. Grown and seed saved in Cork, ireland. Only 1 seed packet per order.
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: 60-90 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.