3 ORGANIC ‘RUSSO SICILIAN’ TOMATOES ON A DARK GREEN PLANT. UNCUT SHOWING THE CRAYFISH RED, RIBBED FRUIT; 6 OUNCES. THIN SKIN BRUISES EASILY. FIRM FLESH PERFECT FOR SAUCES OR PASTE. SLICED OPEN, THEY LOOK LIKE RE-PETALED FLOWERS. ‘ROSSO’ IN ITALIAN MEANS ‘RED.’

Rosso Sicilian Tomato Seeds

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(aka Russo Sicilian Togetta) Introduced to SSE by Ann Fuller of Indiana. She received the seed from a man who brought it to the U.S. in 1987 from Sicily where his family had grown it many years. Anne said its slices look like red-petaled flowers (rosso means “red”). Striking crayfish red costoluta (ribbed) fruits weigh up to 6 ounces. Firm pithy flesh is perfect for making tomato sauce or paste. Thin skin bruises easily. Determinate. 70-90 days from transplant

  • Organic
  • Bright red ribbed fruits weigh up to 6 ounces
  • Firm flesh is perfect for making tomato sauce or paste
  • Thin skin bruises easily
  • Determinate - Fruit ripens over a 2 week period
  • 70-90 days from transplant

Packet of 25 seeds