Plum tomato Scipio
This variety of plum tomato, Scipio, has been known as Astro in the past. It’s a classic plum tomato for Italian sauces and pizza toppings.
Plum tomatoes keep their shape better and make for a firmer, more robust sauce.
Look at it, you could actually be in Italy. A perfect plum tomato for sauces, can you hear it blip, blip, blipping away in the saucepan? You need to buy these tomato seeds, and grow them obviously.
Classic bush plum variety, it has a thin skin, less water and is high in pulp. Typically, fruits weigh 85 g to 100 g each.
|Common name||Plum tomato|
|Latin name||Solanum lycopersicum|
|Planting indoors||Feb to Apr|
|Planting outdoors||Mar to May|
|Light||Full sun to partial shade|
|Soil||Well-drained, fertile and moist|
|Watering||Regular, moderate watering|
|Pests||Resistant to rot, verticillium and fusarium|
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