Tomato- Principe Borghese

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Solanum Lycopersicum | Packet

Standard Seed Packet, 50 Seeds

'Tomato- Principe Borghese' seeds

Solanum lycopersicum

Synonyms: Lycopersicon esculentum

  • Bush (determinate)
  • Good variety for making sun dried tomatoes
  • Small dry fruit with few seeds

Bush (determinate). Italian heirloom. Small ovate red fruit to 2.5cm with few seeds and meaty flesh that is dry in comparison to other varieties. Rich flavour. Used for producing sun dried tomatoes. In dry climates vines can be hung up to air dry. Also good for sauces. Fruits store well.

Seeds per gram: 320
Product code: F2-15

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Method Sow direct or raise seedlings
Sowing Depth 5mm
Season Spring and early summer (or after frost)
Germination 5-10 days @ 21-27°C
Hardiness / Life Cycle Frost tender Annual
Row Spacing 60-70cm
Plant Spacing 50cm
Position Full sun, moist well drained soil
Days Until Maturity 80 days

*Notes: Plants need staking. Prune plants to two main stems. Keep well watered. Pick when mature to encourage more fruit. To reduce the risk of disease do not water overhead. Rotate crops: do not plant in the same position two years in a row.