Martino's Roma Tomato
Martino’s Roma Tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) This is one of the best paste tomatoes for salsa and sauces, but can also be utilized as a great slicer in salads. A plum shaped fruit containing few seeds, has good disease resistance and is fairly easy to grow. Plants are compact and require little staking or support. A very consistent yielding heirloom of 2-3 oz tomatoes.
70-80 days to maturity
25 seeds per packet $3.50
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, then transport outdoors.