Tomato San Marzano

Tomato San Marzano

Favored by chefs and gourmet cooks the world over, San Marzano plum tomatoes are adored for their pear-shaped sweet fruit. With an intense, complex flavor and low acidity, they taste superb in sauces and slow-roasted recipes. These plum tomatoes are firm and meaty with few seeds. The best-known paste tomato! Its long, blocky, 4 to 6-oz. fruits are easy to seed, leaving plenty of meat for a first-class paste or sauce. San Marzano is also delicious canned or dried and is fantastic for pizza, slicing, sandwiches, salads and salsas.

San Marzano grows vigorously, producing great yields of rich, sweet fruit. An Italian heirloom variety. Indeterminate.

Available as a traditional tomato and also as a grafted Mighty ‘Mato. Read more here.

Additional Information

Botanical Name

Solanum San Marzano

Common Name

Tomato

Bloom Color

Yellow

Bloom Time

Summer, Fall

Foliage Color

Green

Light Requirements

Sun

Height

48″

Width

36″

Uses

Beds, Containers

Soil

Average, Rich

Water Needs

Average, Consistent

Plant Type

Edible, Vegetable