SAUCE TOMATO SEEDS
Sauce, Paste and Drying Tomatoes
Smallish, richly flavored, extra meaty tomatoes with little seed pulp. Depending on the variety they are perfect for sauces, pastes, purees, drying or fresh eating.
HEALTH KICK Tomato 75 days
The 4 ounce, highly flavored, exceptionally bright red, plum shaped fruits provide 50 percent more of the beneficial antioxidant lycopene than other tomatoes. They are terrific in salads, or use to make pastes, sauces, or sun dried tomatoes. Disease resistant, determinate vines grow to 4′ tall
SAN MARZANO Tomato (OP) 80 days
A first-rate Italian paste tomato which is also excellent for canning, soups and sauces. The meaty textured, mild flavored, long and large fruits cook down into a delectable paste. Indeterminate.
ROMA Tomato (OP) 65 days
Incredible yields of very richly flavored pear tomatoes that weigh about 2 ounces, and are 3″ long. These paste-type fruits are meaty with few seeds and not much juice, perfectly suited to cooking, but delicious enough to eat fresh.
SUPER ITALIAN PASTE Tomato (OP) 70-80 days
Large, firm, reddish-orange 6″ long, 10 ounce fruits deliver a rich, sweet, tangy, taste. Flesh is meaty, with little juice or seeds and is perfect for sauces, pastes, or canning. An Italian heirloom. Indeterminate.
OPALKA Tomato (OP) 80 days
Easily one of the very best paste tomatoes, these meaty pepper-shaped fruits deliver a rich, sweet flavor that makes exceptional sauces. They are also tasty fresh. Vigorous, productive, easy to grow indeterminate vines.
Customer recommendation: Lynn in Ohio highly recommends Opalka.
How to Plant Sauce, Paste & Drying Tomato Seeds
Sow seed in cell packs or flats, press into soil and lightly cover. Kept at 75-90°F., germination is in 8-15 days. Transplant into the garden 2-4′ apart after all danger of frost. Cage or stake for best results.