Open-pollinated, heirloom variety
Elongated fruits ideal for making paste
Sweet and complex flavor
Chef’s favorite has long been popular in the culinary industry and is also preferred in Italian cooking. Elongated red fruit is meaty and very flavorful, perfect for salads, salsas, sauces and sandwiches. Seed is offered as both Determinate and Indeterminate. 85 DAYS.
Determinate vs. Indeterminate
Determinates ripen over 3-4 weeks on bushy vines that may need no staking. Indeterminate vines continue to grow and produce fruit all season until frost. The large vines need support.
Lycopersicon esculentum ‘San Marzano’
Height:4 – 5 feet
Spacing:18 – 24 inches between plants, 3 – 5 feet between rows.
Depth:Plant seeds 1/4 inch deep. Plant the plants at the same depth it is in the pots.
Spread:2 – 3 feet
Light Required:Full Sun
Size:25 Seed Pkt
Fruit:Elongated, red fruits, meaty and very flavorful.
Days To Maturity:85 – 85 Days
Germination:7 – 10 Days
Form:Vegetable, Tomato, Heirloom Tomato, Determinate
Flower Form:Yellow flowers
Growth Rate:Moderate growth rate.
Pruning:Prune by cutting out suckers (auxiliary shoots between the stems and the leaves) to produce larger fruit. Fruit also ripens earlier since the sun can reach it more easily.