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Roma tomato is popularly used both for canning and producing tomato paste because of its high yield, rich meaty interior, few seeds and low juice content. Roma tomatoes tend to be oblong in shape, firm and heavy for their size. 

Tomato Roma

  • Type: Determinate

    Days to Maturity: 75

    Transplant outdoors after ALL danger of frost has passed.

    Spacing: Plant in rows, spacing plants 24" apart 

    Exposure: Full sun; with good air circulation

    Fertilize: Feed regularly throughout the growing season with a well balanced fertilizer (one specifically formulated for tomatoes is best); avoid excessive nitrogen 

    Water: Provide even moisture; Excessive watering can increase fruit size but decrease flavour; Uneven/deficient watering can lead to calcium deficiency causing blossom end rot (a brownish-black, sunken dead area that forms on the bottom of the fruit, rendering it unedible).