Bright red ribbed fruits weigh up to 6 ounces
Firm flesh is perfect for making tomato sauce or paste
Thin skin bruises easily
Determinate – Fruit ripens over a 2 week period
70-90 days from transplant
(aka Russo Sicilian Togetta) Introduced to SSE by Ann Fuller of Indiana. She received the seed from a man who brought it to the U.S. in 1987 from Sicily where his family had grown it many years. Anne said its slices look like red-petaled flowers (rosso means ??red??). Striking crayfish red costoluta (ribbed) fruits weigh up to 6 ounces. Firm pithy flesh is perfect for making tomato sauce or paste. Thin skin bruises easily. Determinate. 70-90 days from transplant.