San Marzano Tomato Seeds – Paste Variety

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Grow authentic Italian flavors with San Marzano Tomato Seeds, perfect for pastes and purees. These heirloom, determinate tomatoes, known for their meaty, bright red fruits and high solids content, are ideal for canning. Easy to grow in gardens or greenhouses, they mature uniformly and are a favorite for home gardeners and chefs alike.

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San Marzano Tomato Seeds – Paste Variety

Embark on a journey of taste and tradition with our San Marzano Tomato Seeds, the quintessential choice for making the finest pastes, purees, and canned goods. Originating from Italy and flourishing on the West Coast, these non-GMO, organic, heirloom seeds offer a robust gardening experience.

Key Features:

  • Seed Type: Heirloom Seed, open-pollinated.
  • Plant Type: Determinate.
  • Cultivation Suitability: Ideal for garden plots, raised beds, and greenhouses.
  • Days to Maturity: Approximately 80-90 days from transplant.
  • Plant Characteristics: These tomatoes are a favorite among pickers for their accessible height and simultaneous ripening, making harvest efficient and rewarding.

Why San Marzano? San Marzano Tomatoes are revered for maintaining the essential qualities of the perfect paste tomato. They mature in clusters, are resistant to cracking, and have a solid nature that makes them exceptional for processing and canning. Their rectangular shape and bright red, meaty fruits with high solids content make them a preferred choice in Italy for canning.

Growing Guide:

  • Planting Season: Warm Season.
  • Sowing Method: Start indoors to ensure a healthy beginning.
  • Light Requirement: Requires full sun for optimal growth.
  • Planting Depth: Sow seeds at a depth of 1/4-1/2 inch.
  • Plant Spacing: Space plants 18 to 36 inches apart.
  • Water Needs: Average, consistent watering is recommended.

Experience the authentic Italian taste in your kitchen with San Marzano Tomato Seeds. Perfect for gardeners who appreciate a touch of foreign excellence in their backyard, these tomatoes are not just a culinary ingredient but a slice of Italian heritage.


Frequently Asked Questions About San Marzano Tomatoes

  1. Can you grow San Marzano tomatoes from seeds? Yes, you can grow San Marzano tomatoes from seeds. They are typically started indoors and then transplanted outdoors after the risk of frost has passed. These tomatoes thrive in full sun and require consistent watering. With the right care, growing San Marzano tomatoes from seeds can be a rewarding gardening experience.
  2. Can I save seeds from San Marzano tomatoes? Absolutely! Saving seeds from San Marzano tomatoes is possible and can be a great way to continue your gardening journey. It’s best to save seeds from the healthiest and most robust fruits. The process involves cleaning and drying the seeds before storing them in a cool, dry place for future planting.
  3. Are San Marzano tomatoes worth growing? San Marzano tomatoes are definitely worth growing, especially for those who appreciate a rich, authentic tomato flavor. They are renowned for their use in making high-quality pastes, purees, and sauces. Additionally, their uniform ripening and ease of harvesting make them a popular choice among gardeners.
  4. Are San Marzano tomatoes just Roma tomatoes? No, San Marzano tomatoes are not the same as Roma tomatoes, although they share some similarities. San Marzano tomatoes are a specific variety of plum tomato that is longer and thinner than Roma tomatoes. They are also known for their fewer seeds, a stronger, sweeter, and less acidic taste, and a meatier pulp, making them ideal for sauces and pastes.
Weight .4 oz

25 premium seeds in each packet.

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