Gusto Italia Tomato Italian Special Red Pear Seed
This pear-shaped beefsteak is one the most well-known specialty tomatoes in Italy. Plants produce bountiful 170-510 g (8-18 oz) delicious, meaty tomatoes with few seeds. Indeterminate, staking required.
Latin Name: Lycopersicon esculentum
Product Weight: 500 milligrams / approximately 180-190 seeds
Plant Type: Vegetable
Flavor: Outstanding tomato flavor
Days to Harvest: 70 to 75 days (after transplanting outdoors)
Growth Habit: Indeterminate - staking is required
Days to Seed Germination: 7 to 14 days
Seed Planting Depth: 6 mm (1/4")
Seed Spacing: 2.5 cm (1")
Row Spacing: 90 cm (36")
Plant Spacing: 60-90 cm (24-36")
Best Container Size: 14"+
Planting Instructions: Start seed indoors 6 to 8 weeks before the last frost.
Suggestions: Keep tomatoes away from all members of the Brassica family: cabbage, cauliflower, etc.
Preparation Ideas: Perfect for fresh eating or made into tomato sauce for cooking with.