Roma Tomato

(1 customer review)

The classic Italian tomato – ideal for sauces and Italian recipes



Key Facts

  • Ideal for sauces and italian recipes
  • Very nice flavour..
  • Ideal for sauces, italian recipes and salads
  • Easy to grow
  • Takes about 2 to 3 months to grow
  • Available from Amazon

The Roma tomato is the ideal tomato. It is in a completely different league from the regular tomatoes sold in shops

roma tomato seeds

How to grow

Ideal location:

  • Either outside in the summer – Balcony, patio or vegetable garden in sunshine.
  • Or Indoors at anytime of the year – Corner of any room using hydroponics and growing lamp.
  • Days from seed to harvest – about 75 to 80 (2 to 3 months)
  • About 150 cm high

Example Roma Tomato Recipes

The king of Italian tomatoes, most commonly used for sauces and canning, but equally delicious in summer salads.

The Roma tomato is the classic Italian tomato – ideal for sauces and italian recipes.

Example recipes:

Roma tomato sauce

2 Ways to grow Roma tomato at home

This tomato is the ultimate mid season Tomato. It has a perfect flavour, perfect pear shaped 3″ fruits, all beautifully red.

Plants grow on vigorous determinate vines producing a heavy mid-season crop. Fusarium and Verticilium resistant.

If planting outside grow on under cooler conditions and when about 8 inches tall,

  • Either plant in their growing position in the greenhouse
    Or gradually acclimatise them to outdoor conditions
  • And then plant out 18 inches apart in a warm and sunny spot in moist, fertile well drained soil and keep watered.
  • Or you can grow them indoors all year round using hydroponics & specialised lights.

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1 review for Roma Tomato

  1. Minze Vries

    If you are into great tasting Italian food then this type of tomato is a must – and you will notice a real difference compared to using shop bought fresh or tinner tomatoes. Growing using hydroponics and extra light is really easy all year round

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