Cesare's Canestrino di Lucca Tomato
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.
|25 seeds||$3.75||In 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|