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Tomato: Speckled Roman

Tomato: Speckled Roman

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Name: Speckled Roman

 Solanum lycopersicum

Origin: Developed by tomato breeder John Swenson

 A meaty paste tomato which is red with gold speckles and stripes, and with an excellent hearty flavour.

 

 When to sow: When risk of frost is over in spring. So in punnets or trays and transplant out when they are big enough to handle easily.

 Plant Type: Indeterminate bush. Best staked and pruned

 

Uses: Salads or saucing

 

Growing Conditions: Pretty tough but does best in good, well drained soil. Water regularly in summer when dry.

 

Pests and Diseases: Corn earworm, blossom end rot

 Special Qualities: pretty, very meaty, great flavour.

 Seeds: 30 minimum in packet.