Roma is one of the best-known paste tomatoes. Freezes well.
It produces an abundant crop of deep red, meaty fruits. Use in tomato paste and sauces, Roma produces a large harvest of thick-walled, meaty, bright red, egg-shaped tomatoes about 3 inches long and with few seeds. This tomato is not juicy.
This is not a slicing tomato. Instead, the flesh is thick and drier so that it will cook down into a thick sauce. Cooking intensifies flavor, too. If you can tomatoes, make your own spaghetti sauce, or like to chop a tomato into an omelet, this is a great choice.
Determinate tomatoes are varieties that grow to a fixed mature size and ripen all their fruit in a short period, usually about 2 weeks. ... Determinate tomato varieties are often referred to as “bush” tomatoes because they do not continue growing in length throughout the growing season.
- Type: Heirloom
- Height: 4-6 feet
- Row Spacing: 3 feet
- Days To Maturity: 77 days