Lycopersicon esculentum 'Romana'


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Plant type


Flower colour





Half hardy

Skill level


photo by Friedrich Strauss, copyright GAP Photos (184550)

Plant details

Excellent for growing outdoors or in the greenhouse, 'Romana' produces delicious plum-shaped tomatoes that are great in salads and cooking. The fruit also store well, without losing their flavour. Plants show resistance to greenback, TMV, and several other diseases.

Family: Solanaceae

Genus: Lycopersicon

Species: esculentum

Cultivar: Romana

Plant type: Fruit

Flower colour: Yellow

Foliage colour: Mid-green

Feature: Fruit

Sun exposure: Full sun

Soil: Well-drained/light, Clay/heavy

Hardiness: Half hardy

Skill level: Beginner

Height: 150cm

Spread: 60cm

Time to plant seeds: March to April

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