Tomato - Organic Roma
A heavy-yielding variety used for preserves, solid-pack canning tomato paste and puree. Very little juice and of mild flavor. Determinate, large plants have good leaf cover. Disease tolerant.
- FM USDA Certified Organic Seeds 0.65 g packet
Growing Info: 80 days to mature after germination. Start seeds indoors in a sunny location 6 weeks prior to warm weather. Transplant outdoors in full sun when seedlings display 4-6 leaves and the weather is warm. Seeds can be sown directly into the garden when soil is warm. Tomatoes cannot tolerate frost.
Suggestions: To keep fruit clean and easier to pick, support with stakes or cages. Tomatoes require at least an inch of water per week.
Health Benefits: Tomatoes are the major dietary source of the antioxidant lycopene, which has been linked to many health benefits, including reduced risk of heart disease and cancer. Tomatoes are also a great source of vitamin C, potassium, folate, and vitamin K.
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