Tomato 'Belmonte' Seeds

A rare Italian heirloom, taking it's name from the town of Belmonte, Italy where this variety originated.

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A rare Italian heirloom, taking it's name from the town of Belmonte, Italy where this variety originated. These red tomatoes are real beauties. Most are fluted/ruffled and no two look quite the same. These are very juicy tomatoes that produce very few seeds (the major reason they are rare!). The flavor is mild but quite good. An amazingly productive variety that, with proper care, could produce 25+ tomatoes per plant, each weighing 1 to 2 lbs. or more!

Additional Info

Botanical Name Lycopersicon lycopersicum
Life Cycle Annual
Min. Time to Germinate 5 Days
Max. Time to Germinate 10 Days
Depth to Sow Seeds 1/4 in.
When to Sow Indoors 6-8 weeks before last spring frost
Growing Height 4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)
Plant Spacing 18-24 in. (45-60 cm)
Hardiness N/A
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Danger Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested
Growth Habit Indeterminate
Soil pH Requirements 6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic), 6.6 to 7.5 (neutral), 7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)
Days to Harvest 70-80
Propagation Methods From herbaceous stem cuttings, From seed; direct sow after last frost, From seed; germinate in a damp paper towel, From seed; sow indoors before last frost
Seed Collecting Allow unblemished fruit to ripen; clean and dry seeds, Ferment seeds before storing
Open Pollinated (OP) Yes
Usage Fresh, slicing
Fruit Color Red
Fruit Size Medium (under one pound), Large (over one pound)
Seeds Per Pack 25