Principe Borghese Tomato
Italian tomato that is well suited for drying; fruits retain superb color and flavor when dehydrated. Bushy plants need support due to the heavy yields of 1-2 ounce plum-shaped red fruits.
- Determinate - Fruit ripens over a 2 week period
- Fruits grow to 1-2 ounces
- Red, plum-shaped fruits
- Well suited for drying
- Fruit ripens over a 2 week period
- Bushy plants need support due to the heavy yields
This variety works for:
- Fresh eating
Store your tomatoes at room temperature. The flavor and texture of tomatoes suffer when the fruit is chilled.
Heirloom tomatoes are bred for their flavor and simple preparation best allows that intense flavor to shine through. Tomatoes can be sliced and drizzled with olive oil, balsamic vinegar, and salt and pepper or layer slices with basil and mozzarella for a Caprese salad.
Roasted tomatoes have a richer, concentrated flavor.
There are hundreds of salsa recipes to try and most are dramatically improved with the use of heirloom tomatoes. Tomatoes are also the main ingredient in Gazpacho, a cold soup that is perfect for summer.
Instructions - Sow seeds indoors ¼" deep. Tomatoes are sensitive to freezing temperatures, so wait to transplant outdoors until the soil is warm. Plant in full sun.
- Start Indoors: 6 weeks before last frost
- Germination: 7-14 Days
- Plant Outdoors: 24-36” Apart
- Support: Cage, stake, or trellis