How to Sow Giant Italian Plum Tomato Seeds
Giant Italian plum tomatoes, are also known as Italian tomatoes and Roma tomatoes. This is the most common variety that is found in supermarkets and can be found fresh, canned or made into sauces and pastes. Will produce beautifully red pear shaped fruits that are slender and firm that grow on vigorous vines. Once the seeds begin to grow, ensure they are sufficiently watered. Roma tomatoes will need around 2 inches of water once established. One plant can grow on to produce over 200 tomatoes, with adequate care.
Sowing Guide for Giant Italian Plum Tomato from Seed
- Can be grown indoors given enough light and warmth like a windowsill or conservatory. May need support, such as a trellis or bamboo sticks.
- Sow seeds at a depth of 1/16″ and keep the soil moist and well drained as this will help with the germination process.
- The Germination period takes between 6 to 14 days. Tomatoes will reach full maturity after 75 to 80 days.
- If planted in pots, you can transplant them once they reach about 8″ tall to their final area with a spacing of 18″ apart.
- Provide support to vines when needed, using sticks, a tall trellis, or standing tower. Tie regularly and remove side shoots where necessary.