Cesare's Canestrino di Lucca Tomato

Solanum lycopersicum

A rare Italian heirloom sauce tomato.

A rare heirloom sauce tomato brought to the US by Chef Cesare Casella from his hometown of Lucca, Italy. A very unique flavor profile with a discernible funk, Cesare's Canestrino di Lucca is a very dry sauce tomato with a deep, rich red color. This is the first time seed for this variety is being offered for sale to the public through our seed grower partner Zach Pickens of Farm Tournant.

$3.75

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25 seeds $3.75 Out of Stock

Start indoors 4-8 weeks before last frost in a warm spot with
ample light (supplemental light is usually necessary).
Transplant after frost into medium-fertility garden beds in
full sun. Trellising is required; pruning is recommended.

Days to Germination 5 to 10 days
Days to Maturity 90 days
Planting Depth 1/2 inch
Spacing in Row 24 inches
Spacing Between Rows 36 inches
Height at Maturity 72 inches
Width at Maturity 24 inches
Sun Preference Full Sun

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