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About Orange Roma
An early producer of large, very pretty orange, and great tasting Roma tomatoes.
- Culinary Use
- Paste / Sauce / Canner
- Flavor Profile
- Flesh Color
- Fruit Color
- Fruit Shape
- Elongated / Plum/Pear/Piriform
- Fruit Size
- Leaf Type
- Plant Type
- Solanum lycopersicum
- Heirloom / Open Pollinated
Frequently Asked Tomato Questions
What are Orange Roma tomatoes best used for?
I like to make different colored tomato sauce for a variety of culinary dishes. The elegant, deep-orange color Orange Roma heirloom tomato holds is a delightful addition to all foods, including salsa and seafood.
What is the best way to grow Orange Roma tomatoes?
I like to prepare the soil weeks before planting with compost and the addition of minerals. To each hole for planting I add worm castings, kelp, broken egg shells and our own cured, organic compost. Planting in an open garden space or in large containers permits an abundant harvest.
How far apart should I plant Orange Roma tomatoes?
If I plant Orange Roma tomatoes in a row of several plants I generally plant 18″ apart to encourage. If I am planting only one plant adjacent to other varieties I allow 6′ between plants. This variety is a shorter indeterminate plant that produces well until season’s end.
Are Orange Roma tomatoes easy to grow?
Yes, Orange Roma tomatoes are very easy to grow.
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