Tomato, Rosso Sicilian Organic

Catalog #1530A

4630

(Solanum lycopersicum) (aka Russo Sicilian Togetta) Italian heirloom brought by a Sicilian man to the U.S. in 1987; given to Ann Fuller of Mitchell, Indiana, who said its slices look like red-petaled flowers (rosso means “red”). Striking crayfish red costoluta (ribbed) fruits weigh up to 6 ounces. Firm pithy flesh is perfect for making tomato sauce or paste. Thin skin bruises easily. Determinate. 70-90 days from transplant.

START INDOORS
6 weeks before last frost
GERMINATION
7-14 Days
PLANT OUTDOORS
24" Apart
LIGHT
Full Sun

Green Thumb Tip
Sow seeds indoors ¼" deep. Tomatoes are sensitive to freezing temperatures, so wait to transplant outdoors until the soil is warm. Plant in full sun.

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