The Belmonte tomato is an Italian Heirloom tomato that originates from the medieval village of Belmonte Calabro in Calabria. This huge Italian pink tomato is slightly ribbed, can weigh up to 1 kg and carry very few seeds. The dense flesh is pink, very tasty and sweet with low acidity.
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: Start indoors 6-8 weeks before last frost. Sow seed 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. Plant with 61-91 cm spacing between plants.