Tomato - Roma

Tomato - Roma
New Variety of Paste Tomato Available

This variety is no longer available. It has been replaced with:

--------------------------------------------- Tomato - Roma

This variety is one of the most popular for whole canning, tomato paste and puree. Fruits approximately 3 1/2" long x 1 1/2" borne in clusters. Mild flavor and little juice. Resistant to Fusarium Wilt and Verticillium. This variety is sometimes known as Italian Canner.

Tomatoes are of tropical origin and like warm weather. Do not set outdoors too early. Maintain good fertility during the season.

Planting time - spring or start indoors 6-8 weeks earlier indoors

Matures in - 6-8 weeks to transplant, 60 days from transplant

Germinates in - 7-14 days

Sowing depth - 1/4 inch

Row spacing - 2-3 feet

Seed spacing - 2-3 seeds for each pot

Thinning - when plants are 3-4 inches tall, thin to 1 plant per pot. transplant to 2-3 feet apart

Net weight 200 MG (Estimated 80 seeds)

Bulk Tomato seed available.

10000 Seeds/oz. Plant 1/8oz per 100ft row.

2lbs of Tomato seed needed per acre. 4oz needed per acre if using transplants.

Average Tomato yield per acre - 741 bushels.
On average, 1oz of seed can produce 3000 Tomato plants.