|How do I plant Tomaccio?
Plant in a large container or directly in the soil. Wait until the danger of frost has passed before planting outside. This vigorous growing variety may reach the height of 9 ft. Support the main stem with a 6 ft cane.
|What dishes can I cook with Tomaccio?
Tomaccio is great as a portable snack or as an accompaniment in pasta dishes, pizza, salads, pesto and many other dishes. Click here for a handful of sample recipes.
|What is the best way to grow Tomaccio?
Pinch out all side shoots every week so that only the main stem is growing; also remove the first flower cluster. For faster ripening, remove all the leaves below the ripened tomatoes.
|Where can I buy Tomaccio?
Tomaccio is newly available in better garden centers and gourmet grocery stores nationwide. If you can’t find Tomaccio in your area, please let us know in the form below and we’ll tell you the nearest available retailer (based on your ZIP code).
|When do I harvest Tomaccio?
Harvest Tomaccio at an early stage. The tomatoes are already matured with their full flavor when they begin to turn red.
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|How do I dry Tomaccio?
To properly dry Tomaccio fruit, follow the instructions below:
Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 2.5–3 hours
Preparation: Pick, wash and dry ripe tomatoes. Preheat oven to 200°F. Line large baking sheet with aluminum foil. Place whole tomatoes on baking sheet. Sprinkle 1–2 tablespoons salt over tomatoes.
Baking: Place in oven at 200°F for 2.5–3 hours. After 2 hours, begin to check tomatoes to ensure that they are dried to preference. Remove baking sheet from oven after 3 hours.
Storage: Allow fruit to cool and then place in zip-top bags to store. Dried fruit can be stored at room temperature.