These are amazing paste tomatoes. Huge, banana-shaped tomatoes with an excellent, rich flavor. Such meaty tomatoes that are this big are rare. Add in the excellent flavor, and you have a winner. Indeterminate.
Minimum of 25 seeds per packet.
Planting Depth: 1/4 inch
Plant Spacing: 2-3 feet
Row Spacing: 3-4 feet
Start indoors 6 weeks before last danger of frost. Requires soil temperatures of 75‐85°F to germinate. Use of a heating mat is recommended. Transplant when all danger of frost has passed. Plant deep, removing all but the top leaves and planting all the available stem.
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I grew these in the 2018 season and froze them straight off the vine. In Jan 19, finally got around to making and canning tomato soup.
OMG. These not very attractive tomatoes make the Best.Soup.Ever. Even my kids noticed a huge differnce in the flavor! I’m growing these for 2019 and doubling my crop!
I bought these in 2012 and grew them as a paste tomato. They did very well and were great in sauces and salsa. Just found them in my seed box and still had 1/2 a package. Threw them into a seed tray not expecting much but I have 16 tomato plants on 4 year old seeds. Very excited because they are bigger then the roma's.
Difficult to find. Have tried several varieties but so far this is my favorite. Excellent flavor and not a lot of seeds.Been looking for this variety.