Roma tomato or Roma is a plum tomato. The tomato is a meaty, egg- or pear-shaped tomato that is available in red
and yellow. It has few seeds and is a good canning and sauce tomato. While Roma is an open-pollinated variety, it is
generally not considered an heirloom tomato. Roma tomatoes are also known as Italian tomatoes or Italian plum
Roma tomatoes are grown in the United States, Mexico, Australia and Great Britain. The vines are determinate and fruit
heavily, making Roma a popular variety with gardeners who do a lot of home canning. W Most commercial plum
tomatoes sold in markets in the Western Hemisphere are Romas or related types. Smaller plum-shaped tomatoes are
sometimes sold as "baby Romas".