Speckled Roman Tomato
- Red fruits with orange and yellow stripes
- Meaty flesh with very few seeds
- Great tomato taste
- Ideal for processing and fresh eating
- Indeterminate - Fruit ripens throughout the season
- 85 days from transplant
Developed by SSE member John Swenson as a result of a stabilized cross of Antique Roman and Banana Legs, and introduced into the 1999 Yearbook. Gorgeous 5" long fruits with jagged orange and yellow stripes. Meaty flesh with few seeds. Great tomato taste, ideal for processing and fresh eating. Very productive. Indeterminate, 85 days from transplant.
Learn to Grow Speckled Roman Tomato
Start Indoors: 6 weeks before last frost
Germination: 7-14 Days
Plant Outdoors: 24-36” Apart
Support: Cage, stake, or trellis
Instructions - 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.
Ratings & Reviews
Almost as fun to look at as they are to eat!
Great full flavor, almost nutty. Firm flesh is great for pico de gallo and sauces.