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Orange Roma

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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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