Solanum lycopersicum 'San marzano'

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San marzano
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Scientific Classification
Species: Solanum lycopersicum
Plant Data
Min germination temp: 12°C (54°F)
Max germination temp: 32°C (90°F)
Germination time: 7 days
Time to transplanting: +55 days
Time to harvesting: +93 days
Mature height: 120cm (47in)
Mature spread: 50cm (20in)
Ideal pH range: 5.0 - 6.0
Sow spacing: 45cm (18in)
Fruit shape: Plum
Fruit colour: Green to red
Leaf type: Regular
References: [1]
Hardiness Zones
Ideal Hardiness Zones
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San marzano tomatoes are considered by many chefs to be the best sauce tomatoes in the world. Originally from Italy, this plant produces 5-7cm (2-3in) long oblong plum tomatoes that are rich in flavour with heavy walls and little juice. Produces over a long season, this plant is semi-determinate.

Growing[edit | edit source]

Main article: Tomato: Growing

References[edit | edit source]


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  1. Tomato ' San Marzano'. myfolia. Retrieved: 2010-09-23.