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Amish Paste Tomato
Amish Paste Tomato

Amish Paste Tomato


Regular price $4.45 Sale

Amish Paste Tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) Amish Paste Roma tomato seeds date back to the 1870's via Lancaster, PA (Amish roots). These are a prolific and long-lasting producer of large, heavy fruit that are perfect for sauces and pastes making this heirloom a culinary favourite. The fruits are firm with deep red flesh and not too juicy containing few seeds.  Shape of the fruit ranges from heart to slightly rounded bases. A sweet and rich, flavourful paste tomato with very good resistance to defoliation diseases. We have been working on the selection of this strain for nearly 5 years and have been very pleased with the heirloom characteristics we have to date! Vines do require staking for support.

Semi-determinate Growth

70 days to maturity

25 seeds per packet $4.45

Planting Instructions: Start seeds indoors 6-8 weeks before last frost. Sow 1/4 inch deep and keep soil warm. Transplant into 1 inch cells or 2 inch pots at 1-2 leaf stage. Staking tomatoes (indeterminate) should be transplanted into 3-4 inch pots. Harden off plants for 4-5 days after risk of frost has passed. Transplant outdoors once day and night temperatures are consistently above 10 degrees Celsius.