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Striped Roman Tomato Organic

Striped Roman Tomato Organic


75-80 days. Unique!. These long, roma-shaped tomatoes have orange stripes running down the length of the fruit. Tomatoes are very thick and meaty with a nice rich flavor. Plants stay moderately compact and have a good yield. Indeterminate.
Also available as a plant.

   Open Pollinated
Approximately 35-40 seeds per 1/8 gram.
  • TM913/L
  • 1/8 gram Organic
  • $3.95

  • TM913/M
  • 1 gram Organic
  • $9.85

  • TM913/N
  • 1/4 oz Organic
  • $22.50

  • TM913G1
  • Discontinued

  • TM913G2
  • Discontinued
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Soil Temp for Germ.Days to EmergenceSeed DepthSoil Temp. for Trans.Plant SpacingRow SpacingMin. Germ.Seed LifeSeeds per 1/8 gramFertilizer Needs
70-90°F6-141/4"55°FSee below3-4'80%3 years≈ 35-40High

Lycopersicon lycopersicum The first ripe, juicy tomato of summer is a delicious milestone of the season for gardeners. Each year we test and evaluate more than 250 tomato varieties to bring you the most flavorful, best performing selections, for every desired use. An array of nutrients and antioxidants including the especially potent lycopene, found in its highest concentration in tomatoes, supports healthy eyesight, cardiovascular health, cancer-fighting capacity, and more.

Days to maturity are calculated from date of transplant.

Determinate tomatoes: grow compactly, sprawling laterally, usually do not require staking, and fruit ripens over a short period of time
Indeterminate tomatoes: grow on long vines, generally require pruning to 1 or 2 leaders that need to be trellised
• Fertile, well drained, raised beds covered with plastic mulch promote early growth and better yields
• Tomatoes are high feeders and will benefit from regular fertilization with Age Old Bloom
• To prevent blossom end rot use a high calcuim amendment
• Overwatering can cause fruit to crack

Direct Sowing
• Not recommended

• Sow seeds in trays 6-8 weeks before anticipated transplant date; up-pot into 3-4 inch pots when the first set of true leaves appears
• Strong light and cooler temperatures (60-70°F) prevent plants from getting leggy
• Fertilize with Age Old Grow every 10-14 days
• When transplanting work in compost, 1/2 cup of TSC's Complete fertilizer, and handful of bone meal
• Determinates can be spaced 18-24 inches apart, indeterminates 24-36 inches apart
• Tomatoes can be buried up to the top 2 sets of leaves
• Use Kozy-Coats or Victorian Bell Cloches to protect young plants

Insects & Diseases
Common insects: Flea beetles and tomato hornworms
Insect control: Pyrethrin or row cover for flea beetles, and Monterey B.t. for tomato hornworms
Common diseases: Early and late blight
Disease prevention: A strict 3-4 year rotation, remove vines at the end of the year, fungicide

Harvest & Storage
• Harvest when fully ripe, do not refrigerate for best flavor
• Green fruit should be ripened in a cool, dark area; make sure fruit are not touching

HR indicates high resistance.
IR indicates intermediate resistance.
AB | Early (Alternaria) Blight
B | Bacterial Wilt
F* | Fusarium Wilt
FOR | Fusarium Crown and Root Rot
L | Gray Leaf Spot
LB | Late Blight
LM | Leaf Mold
N | Roundworm | Nematode
PL | Corky Root Rot
PM | Powdery Mildew
PST | Bacterial Speck
RK | Root-Knot
TMV | Tobacco Mosaic Virus
ToMV* | Tomato Mosaic Virus
TSWV | Tomato Spotted Wilt Virus
TYLCV | Tomato Yellow Leaf Curl Virus
V | Verticillium Wilt
* Numbers indicate specific disease race.
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Old seeds germinated easily
Feb 1, 2017  |  By Aaron
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I had a pack of these left over from last year, and even though they were old the germination rate was almost perfect. Plus they germinated fine through a series of pretty cold nights. I like growing vine tomatoes in my yard. This is a great one if you want an indeterminate sauce tomato.
Jan 9, 2016  |  By Dee Sieffert
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Absolutely love this tomato!!! Not only is it groovy looking, it tastes great fresh (sweet and meaty, great on a grilled cheese!) but it makes the best tasting sauce ever! I salt and pepper them, roast them with garlic, cook 'em down and use a hand emulsifier to make the thickest sauce ever.. No need to peel or seed! They do need pampered a bit. Some years I get better yields than others. But very well worth the effort.
Wonderful Saucing Tomatoes
Sep 1, 2013  |  By Julie
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I grew these this year and will grow them again in the future. In the beginning, they needed a bit of TLC, lots of fussing over, compost tea, fish emulsion, etc but once they settled in and started looking strong, I just let them go and boy did they ever!! I have 8 plants and have been canning jar after jar of the most amazing sauce. I've also dehydrated the skins and seeds to make a tomato powder that can be used in soups or as a spice. I'm thrilled with this tomato variety.