Costoluto Fiorentino Novoli

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Costoluto Fiorentino Novoli
Maturity midseason
Growth habit indet.
Leaf type regular
Fruit color red
Fruit shape irregular, ribbed, beefsteak
Fruit size medium
Fruit type slicer
Variety type heirloom
Country Italy
Tatiana Kouchnareva (B.C KO T). Costoluto Fiorentino Novoli - ripe fruit. 2013-08-26.


Very tall and vigorous plants with regular leaf foliage produce these very ribbed beauties. 4-8 oz. Very good full tomato flavor, more acidic than sweet. Meaty flesh with just enough juice to strike a perfect balance. High yields.

Seed source:

Denise Salmon, Vancouver, BC, Canada 13 / Roger Dahlström, Sweden 02 (2002 seed)

Year grown: 2013

Location: Zone 7b, PNW, Anmore, BC, Canada (760 ft above sea level)


  • 'Novoli' selection of the famous Italian heirloom variety from Florence Costoluto Fiorentino. Novoli is an area in the northwest district of Florence, Italy.
  • See [1] for an image of the commercial seed packet.
  • 'Costoluto' means 'ribbed' in Italian.

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