Tomato Seeds - Costoluto Genovese
- 25 Seeds
- Maturity: 85-95 Days from Planting/Transplanting
- Indeterminate Growth Habit
- Originates from Italy
- Distinct Ribbed Appearance
- Robust and Tangy Flavor Profile
- Ideal for Sauces and Salads
- Requires Staking or Caging for Support
The Costoluto Genovese Tomato stands as a testament to Italy's rich agricultural history. A cherished heirloom variety, it has graced Italian gardens and kitchens for countless generations. Distinguished by its unique ribbed appearance and deep red hue, the Costoluto Genovese is a tomato steeped in tradition, having been passed down through many an Italian family due to its unparalleled flavor and beauty.
Beyond its attractive facade, the Costoluto Genovese Tomato is a culinary star in its own right. With its vibrant tangy flavor and meaty texture, it has found its place as a cornerstone in many Italian recipes. Whether it's being used to create a rich marinara sauce, adding depth to a salad, or simply enjoyed fresh with a drizzle of olive oil and a sprinkle of sea salt, its deep grooves and flavorsome flesh enhance the culinary experience.
Growing Habits & Planting Instructions:
For those eager to cultivate this Italian treasure, begin by sowing seeds indoors, around 6-8 weeks before the last frost is expected. When the young plants are robust and ready, transplant them into a garden spot blessed with ample sunlight, spacing them 24-36 inches apart. This tomato, being of the indeterminate type, promises a steady yield throughout the season, offering an endless bounty of rich, tangy tomatoes. For optimal growth and fruit production, ensure regular watering, provide stakes or cages for support, and treat them to periodic fertilization. Your efforts will be rewarded with a harvest that's a true taste of Italy.