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TOMATO San Marzano

Lycopersicon esculentum

Stock: Available


Family: Solanaceae

Subfaimly: Solanoideae

Characteristics: Annual fruiting vine

Seeds per packet: 25


A variety of plum tomatoes that is considered by many chefs to be the best sauce tomatoes in the world. They are thicker and sweeter than Roma's and have a stronger, less acidic flavour. Originally from Italy, this plant produces 5-7 cm (2-3”) oblong plum tomatoes that are rich in flavour with heavy walls and little juice.

Adaptable to most soils but produces the best fruit in a deep free-draining soil with consistent moisture in a sunny position. Protect from strong winds, support with stakes when required.

Tropical: All Year Round
Temperate: Late Winter to Early Summer.
Cool climate: Spring

Sow: 6mm deep
For best results grow in seed raising trays of a quality seed raising mix. Keep warm and moist. Transplant when 5-7cm high.
Plant space: 75-100cm
Row Space: 50-60cm
Germination: 10-14 days
Maturity: 10-12 weeks

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