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Solanum lycoperiscum Roma

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Solanum lycoperiscum Roma

SollycRom
Tomato,
$0.00 ex GST
 
Wantirna
C7
Size: 10cm
Available: 14
$/Unit (EX GST): $3.88 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $4.27 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Solanum lycoperiscum Roma Tomato,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Citrus & Fruit, Shrubs Shrub Like

Description:
Small evergreen shrub with dark-green leaves and white star-like flowers in Spring followed by clusters of edible egg-shaped red fruit commonly know as Roma Tomatoes. Fruit flesh is red and juicy. Great for eating fresh, grilling or sauteing. Harvest fruit from mid-Summer.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
60cm-1m 60cm-1m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun Loam, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Courtyard, Edible Garden, Mass Planting, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Black Spot, Caterpillars, Snails And Slugs

Cultural Notes: Best grown in a full sun position in a moist well-drained fertile soil. Place shadecloth over plants that are in hot areas to prevent them from getting sunburnt. For best results feed with a liquid fertiliser. Harvest fruit when red or almost red and is still shiny looking. Mulch well.

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Liquid feed, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Solanceae Asia

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: White
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring
Fruit: Yes

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Fast
Maintenance Level: Medium
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Low
Frost: Tender
Wind: Medium / Moderate
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