Tomato - Orange Roma
Tomato – Orange Roma
TOMATO: ORANGE ROMA
PLANT SIZE: VINE
FRUIT SIZE: ROMA
CULINARY APPLICATIONS: FRESH
Highly nutritious with a 4.62 tetra-cis-lycopene rating on the NZ Heritage Food Crops Research Project.
A glowing salmon orange colour, smooth, and regular size, and shape.
Fleshy with few seeds and excellent flavour.
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.
DAYS TO HARVEST
APPROX 20 SEEDS
OPEN POLLINATED SEED 100% TASMANIAN GROWN