Heirloom Vegetable and Herb Seeds for the Backyard Gardener

Tomato - Roma


Tomato – Roma

Season – late winter/ spring; Sow 6mm deep; Plant spacing at 40-60cm apart; Germination period between 6-12 days; Soil temperatures between 16˚C and 35˚C; Harvest time approx. 8-17 weeks.

Roma tomatoes are favoured for their excellent cooking qualities, eg. passatta and sauces. Roma tomatoes are of the determinate type. Tomatoes need a long growing season and are best started indoors in seed trays 6 to 8 weeks before planting out. They require full sun, well-drained, fertile soil high in organic matter. Tomatoes perform best with consistent watering.

Good companion plants – basil, carrot, celery, chives and parsley

Seed quantity - 20