Principe Borghese Pole Tomato Seeds


This packet yields approximately 24 plants when started inside.
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This small, fragrant tomato can be found all over backyards and farmyards in Italy, drying right on the vine, or hanging from barn rafters where the dried fruits last into the winter months. Small, plum-shaped tomatoes are set in clusters of 6 to 8 fruits on prolific, 6' vines. They can be dried on the plant or in a vegetable dehydrator, and are also outstanding roasted or in sauce.
$1.89 30 seeds

Botanical Name: Solanum lycopersicum

Days to Maturity: 75 days from transplanting

Family: Solanaceae

Native: Andes

Hardiness: Frost-sensitive annual

Plant Dimensions: Vines up to 6' or longer

Variety Information: Bright red, 1–2 ounce tomatoes with thick skin. 'Principe Borghese' is the traditional variety for sun-dried tomatoes. The dried tomato flavor is a perfect balance between tart and sweet.

Type: Indeterminate, Sun Dried (Learn more)

When to Sow Outside: For mild climates only: 1 to 2 weeks after your average last frost date, and when soil temperature is at least 60°F.

When to Start Inside: RECOMMENDED. 4 to 6 weeks before transplanting. Transplant when air temperature is 45°F or warmer, usually 1 to 2 weeks after your average last frost date. Ideal soil temperature for germination is 70°–90°F.

Days to Emerge: 5–10 days

Seed Depth: ¼"

Seed Spacing: A group of 3 seeds every 24"–36"

Row Spacing: 36"

Thinning: When 2" tall, thin to 1 every 24"–36"

Harvesting: 'Principe Borghese' tomatoes are at the peak of sun-ripened deliciousness when bright red, and have a slight give when gently squeezed.

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Enjoy the taste of tomatoes all year long
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These tomatoes produce prolifically in my garden at 8,200 ft. I dry them to enjoy all winter long.
Pam Hayes

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