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Week 25 – June 22, 2024

Plant Information

Bellatrix Tomato

  • Bellatrix Tomato - Bloom
  • Bellatrix Tomato - Container
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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Solanum lycopersicum

Common Name: Tomato, Roma/Paste

Blooming Season: Spring, Late Spring, Summer, Late Summer

Plant Habit: Mounded, Spreading

Characteristics: Culinary Use

Water: Medium

Fertilize: Every two weeks

Spacing: 18 - 36" (46 - 91cm)

Height: 30 - 36" (76 - 91cm)

Width: 24 - 36" (61 - 91cm)

Exposure: Sun

General Information: High-yielding plant produces lots of red Roma/paste tomatoes and is great for small spaces. Enjoy a large harvest at one time. Perfect for cooking or fresh eating.

Grower Information:

  • Bellatrix has high resistance to late blight, a common disease of tomato plants.
  • It also has resistance to Fusarium, a common root zone disease.
  • Red Roma/paste tomatoes ripen in a short period of time, allowing for a large harvest for cooking sauce or making salsa. 
  • Best grown in the ground or in a large container, with or without support of a trellis or cage.