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Indoor/Outdoor Variety (Replaces Zip) More than a century old, still regarded in Italy as the best variety for making passata and other pasta sauces. The firm, meaty flesh is superb cooked, also delicious when eaten fresh in salads or sandwiches. Highly recommended. Semi-determinate.
Sow indoors January-March (indoor crops) March-April (outdoor crops), 0.5cm/quarter-inch deep. Temperature 60-68°F/15-20°C. Transplant To individual pots at 2-4 leaf stage. Plant out to large pots, growing bags or the greenhouse border in late April-May. Or to a sunny sheltered spot outdoors. Give plants some support. Pinch out Side shoots and growing tips once 4-5 trusses have set. Water daily and once first trusses have set, feed regularly with a liquid fertilizer. Harvest June-October, outdoor crops from August.
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