Plant Information

Gladiator Tomato Paste

Common Name: Paste
Blooming Season: Summer, Late Spring
Plant Habit: Columnar
Characteristics: Culinary Use
Water: Medium
Fertilize: Once a month
Spacing: 18 - 24" (46 - 61cm)
Height: 48 - 72" (122 - 183cm)
Width: 24 - 36" (61 - 91cm)
Exposure: Sun
General Information: Beautiful paste tomato plant resists Blossom End Rot with its strong root system.
Shown to resist calcium deficiency from Pennsylvania to California.
Excellent for slicing and making sauce.

Idea & Tips: Plant in full sun in well-drained soil.
If growing in a container, use a light, well-drained mix.
Fertilize once a month and keep watered.
Growth: Indeterminate
Days to Harvest: 72
Fruit Size: 8 oz. (227 g)
Grower InformationDisease Tolerance: Blossom End Rot, Calcium Deficiency (from Pennsylvania to California)

Beautiful, 8-oz. (227-g) paste tomato. It is said that, "the secret is in the roots," and a strong root system helps this plant resist damage from blossom end rot, the number one complaint about paste tomatoes. Fruits set in abundance on this indeterminate plant that’s excellent for slicing and making sauces.