Big yields of big fruit with excellent flavor.
Favorite for sauce, salsa, and drying-its large size fills the trays fast.
The story goes that this variety comes from an Italian-American pushcart vendor. Asked what variety his tomatoes were, he replied" It's-a-my-own-a"
a late, indeterminate variety. Droopy vines need support, but hardy and disease-resistant.
BOTANICAL NAME: Solanum lycopersicum
Start in flats or pots 2 months or so before setting out. Transplant into well-composted soil after danger of frost is past. Set plants several inches deeper than in the pot-they will root along the stem. Greedy feeder-needs ample amounts of compost or decomposed manure. Needs lots of potassium, phosphorous, but not as much nitrogen. Needs calcium to prevent blossom-end rot; use gypsum or bone meal if necessary. Keep soil most in dry weather with periodic, deep watering and mulch.
GROW BIOINTENSIVE® CULTURAL INFORMATION: H/Matures 8-13/Harvest 17+/Yield 100-418/Spacing 24"
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