(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
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- 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