(85 days) Similar tomato to the 'Costoluto Fiorentino', but collected from the Genoa region of Italy. Shows good heat tolerance. A classic ugly variety from Italy with terrific flavor, highly acclaimed for use in soups, stews, and fresh sauces as well as slicing. Indeterminate vines.ds.
A traditional favorite from Italy. Costoluto Genovese is a robust and hearty tomato variety with distinctive fluted sides. When sliced and eaten fresh the lobed fruit has attractive scalloped edges. It also cooks down well for sauces. Tolerates high heat and cold well, and performs well even with erratic seasonal conditions. Very productive. Heirloom. Indeterminate. 78 days.
Origination: Heirloom from the Italian Riviera.
Description: Ribbed to scalloped fruits, up to 7 oz., with firm flesh that is deeply lobed on the inside. Rich, hearty, sweet flavor.
Days to maturity: 80
Growth habit: Vigorous intdeterminate vines. Prolific bearer.
Tolerances: Vigorous plants like heat and full sun, but will produce when cool. Drought-tolerant and good disease resistance. Do well in greenhouses.