TOMATO, San Marzano – Heirloom

Heirloom Tuscan favourite. San Marzano, a variety of plum tomatoes, is considered by many gourmet chefs to be the best sauce tomatoes in the world. Compact and prolific producer of bright orange-red, 2” – 3” (5 -7.5 cm) long fruit. This 8oz (227gr) paste tomato with pointy end is great for tomato paste or canning. It has mild flavour and an excellent meaty texture having heavy walls and little juice. Indeterminate and crack resistance.

Maturity80 days
HeightStaking required
Spacing24 - 36” (61- 91 cm)
LightFull Sun
SoilOrganic, well draining
pH Range6.2 to 6.8
WateringModerate to high during growth, low during harvest
FertilizingBalanced fertilizer at time of planting
Nutrients RequiredNitrogen = high, Phosphorus = high, Potassium = high

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