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Sauce, Paste and Drying Tomatoes

Solanum lycopersicum

How to plant Sauce, Paste, Drying, tomato seeds

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 VG00299

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 ft. tall

15 seeds - $3.49

San Marzano tomato VG00271

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.

30 seeds - $1.99

Roma tomato VG00267

ROMA Tomato (OP) 65 days

Incredible yields of very richly flavored pear tomatoes that weigh about 2 ounces, and are 3 in. long. These paste-type fruits are meaty with few seeds and not much juice, perfectly suited to cooking, but delicious enough to eat fresh.

100 seeds - $1.99

Super Italian Paste tomato VG01200

SUPER ITALIAN PASTE Tomato (OP) 70-80 days

Large, firm, reddish-orange 6 in. 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.

100 seeds - $1.99

Opalka tomato VG05512

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.

30 seeds - $1.99

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How to Plant Sauce, Paste, & Drying Tomato Seeds

Bee introduces how to plant

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 ft. apart after all danger of frost. Cage or stake for best results.