How to Grow Roma Plum Tomatoes
Plum tomatoes are characterized by their small, elongated "plum" shape, and
meaty interior. They are the tomato variety of choice, for making juices
and sauces, and are excellent for canning. Roma Plum tomatoes are sometimes
called sauce tomatoes.
Among the plum tomatoes, the Roma tomato variety is by far the most popular
and well known.
Did You Know? There is a small, cherry-sized plum tomato variety called
Determinate Roma tomato vines grow up to four feet tall. Plants are resistant
to F,V diseases.
Days to Maturity: 80 from setting plants out in the garden.
The meaty fruit's shape is cylindrical, egg shaped or pear shaped. Medium
sized, red fruit weighs about 4 ounces.
They are excellent for canning, sauces, tomato juice, and ketchup.
Plants have disease tolerance to VFN, ASC and ST. See
disease resistance codes
History and Origin:
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When making large amounts of juice or sauce, you will need a tomato strainer
and sauce maker, to easily remove seeds and skin.