Tomato – Principe Borghese (Lycopersicon esculentum)


Principe Borghese is an Italian heirloom favoured for sun-dried toamtoes. Great yields of clustered fruit.

Fruit Size: Small
Fruit Color: Red
Fruit Shape: Grape
Plant habit: Determinate
Producing: Mid Season

Tomato is a frost tender ANNUAL growing to 2m. It prefers moist well-drained soil in full sun. The fruit are edible and has cosmetic and medicinal uses too.

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The fruits of tomatoes are one of the most popular vegetables grown and eaten worldwide today. Fruit can be eaten raw or cooked in a large variety of dishes.
The fruit is very nutritious, being high in a number of essential vitamins and minerals. The processed food is high in lycopene which is good for heart and prostate health.
Sliced fruit are a good first aid treatment for burns, scalds and sunburn.
Leaves can be infused as an effective insecticide (note that this is also poisenous to beneficial insects and humans)
Tomato fruit pulp is used cosmetically for face packs.

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