Tomato - Speckled Roman
Tomato – Speckled Roman
TOMATO: SPECKLED ROMAN
PLANT SIZE: VINE
FRUIT SIZE: MEDIUM
COLOUR: RED & YELLOW
CULINARY APPLICATIONS: PASTE & FRESH
American modern heirloom.
A cross between antique roman and banana legs.
Grows up to 1.2-1.8m high.
Jagged red and yellow stripes on a horn shaped tomato.
Meaty flesh, few seeds, and intense flavour.
Great for paste and fresh eating.
WHEN TO PLANT
Cool Climate: AUG, SEP, OCT, NOV, (INSIDE) Plant out after risk of frost when soil temperature reaches 16ºC+.
Temperate: SEP-DEC Transplant or direct sow outside only when soil temperatures reach 16ºC+.
Sub – Tropical: (FROST FREE ZONES) MAR, APR, MAY, JUN, JUL, AUG, SEP,
(Can be grown year-round but risk of disease increases when sown in hotter months.)
Tropical: Late April to the beginning of July.
Well-drained rich soil.
Raise in seedling tray, sow 6mm deep and keep moist.
Remove bottom leaves when planting and plant deeply to promote strong growth.
Plant 45cm apart.
Pinch out laterals leaving 1-2 leaders.
Grow on a support.
DAYS TO HARVEST
APPROX 20 SEEDS
OPEN POLLINATED SEED 100% TASMANIAN GROWN