Speckled Roman

Photo: Speckled Roman.

Photo by Peter Nitzsche, County Agricultural Agent

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History: Developed by John Swenson as a result of a cross between 'Antique Roman' and 'Banana Legs'.

Tomato Type: Specialty

Breed: Open Pollinated

Season: Late

Leaf Type: Narrow

Plant Type: Indeterminate

Plant Height: 7 ft.

Fruit Size: 7 oz.

Fruit Shape: Long Pointed

Skin Color: Bi-color

Flesh Color: Red

Comments: Thick skinned with meaty flesh. Fruits are 5" long. Orange red color with yellow stripes.

Note: Comments followed by "?" are from seed catalog descriptions. You decide if you agree.

  1. Rutgers
  2. Executive Dean of Agriculture and Natural Resources
  3. School of Environmental and Biological Sciences