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TOMATO, Roma - 99¢ Cent Heirloom Seeds: Heirloom


Heirloom Tomato Seeds

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Approximate seed count per packet ( 0.4g = 49 seeds )

'Roma' Tomato: Perfect for Sauces and Paste

Discover the culinary versatility and exceptional flavor of the 'Roma' Tomato. Also known as the plum tomato or Italian tomato, 'Roma' is prized for its meaty texture, low moisture content, and rich, intense flavor. Whether used fresh in salads or cooked down into sauces, pastes, and salsas, 'Roma' Tomato is a must-have ingredient for every kitchen.

Key Features:

  • Meaty Texture: 'Roma' Tomato boasts a firm, dense texture with minimal seeds and juice. Its meaty flesh makes it ideal for cooking down into thick sauces, pastes, and salsas, as it reduces well and intensifies in flavor.
  • Rich, Intense Flavor: Indulge in the robust, full-bodied flavor of 'Roma' Tomato. Whether fresh or cooked, its rich, earthy taste adds depth to a variety of dishes, making it a favorite among chefs and home cooks alike.
  • Culinary Versatility: From classic marinara sauces to homemade ketchups and chutneys, 'Roma' Tomato shines in a wide range of culinary applications. Its versatility makes it an essential ingredient for Italian cuisine as well as other global dishes.
  • Abundant Harvest: 'Roma' Tomato plants produce heavy yields of elongated, plum-shaped fruits throughout the growing season. With proper care and maintenance, you can enjoy a plentiful supply of fresh tomatoes for cooking, preserving, and enjoying straight from the vine.
  • Easy to Grow: 'Roma' Tomato is relatively easy to grow, making it suitable for gardeners of all experience levels. With proper sunlight, well-drained soil, and regular watering, you can cultivate healthy 'Roma' Tomato plants in your garden or containers.
  • Long Storage: Thanks to its low moisture content and thick skin, 'Roma' Tomato stores well after harvest. Use it fresh or preserve it by canning, freezing, or drying to enjoy its exceptional flavor year-round.

Optimal Growing Conditions:

Cultivate the rich flavor and meaty texture of the 'Roma' Tomato by providing optimal growing conditions:

  • Soil: Well-drained, fertile soil with good organic content. Amend the soil with compost or aged manure before planting to improve soil structure and provide essential nutrients for healthy plant growth.
  • Sunlight: Full sun. Plant 'Roma' Tomato in a location that receives at least 6 to 8 hours of direct sunlight daily for optimal growth and fruit production.
  • Watering: Consistent moisture. Keep the soil evenly moist throughout the growing season, particularly during flowering and fruit set. Avoid overwatering, as 'Roma' Tomato prefers slightly drier conditions compared to other tomato varieties.
  • Support: Provide support for 'Roma' Tomato plants to keep them off the ground and prevent fruit rot. Use stakes, cages, or trellises to support the plants and ensure proper air circulation.

Experience the culinary delights of the 'Roma' Tomato in your kitchen. Whether you're making sauces, salsas, or enjoying fresh slices in salads, this versatile tomato variety is sure to impress with its exceptional flavor and texture.

Roma Tomato Planting Information

Days to Germination: 8
Days to Maturity: 76
Planting Depth: 1/4"
Plant Spacing: 3-4'
Row Spacing: 3-4'
Approximate Seed Counts
Seeds per Oz. Seeds per Lb.
9474 151590
Current Seed Germination Data
Lot # Tested Germination Rate
P100661-10 2023-03-31 90%