The information on this page applies to seedlings sold by LEAF Nursery during our 2021 Seedling Sale.
Solanum lycopersicum. This is a newer selection of this famous Italian cooking tomato. Traditional paste, saucing, and canning tomato of Italy, it bears abundantly on indeterminate vines. Long, cylindrical fruit is filled with thick, dry flesh and few seeds. This heavy producing variety is a standard for many Italian farmers and chefs.
Easy to Grow
Rich, well-drained soil, pH 6.5
Regularly; avoid overwatering and wetting foliage
Days to Maturity
Additional instructions: Cage or stake indeterminate tomato plants to support expected growth. Cage or stake plants to support expected growth. Indeterminate varieties can grow 6 feet tall or more. Roots will form on buried portions of the stems of tomato plants, so vigorous, compact transplants can be planted about 2 inches (5 cm) deeper than they are in the pot. For taller, lanky plants with few leaves, pinch off the lower leaves and set the plants into the soil horizontally with just a few sets of top leaves showing above the ground. 
Harvesting instructions: Pick when tomatoes are beginning to soften and release easily from the stems.