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Tomato San Marzano Seeds
San Marzano tomatoes are a plum shaped variety grown specifically for bottling, cooking or making tomato sauces and purees, because of their deliciously dry and meaty texture. This variety have a medium late maturity.
Product Part Number: 14811
When to sow
When to Sow San Marzano Tomato Seeds
January to April
Where to Sow
Sow seeds underglass 0.5cm (1/4 in) deep in pots or trays of good seed sowing compost and lightly cover with a sprinkling of vermiculite or compost. Place containers in a propagator at a temperature of 18–21°C .
What to do next
Prick out seedlings, once large enough to handle, into 9cm (3 1/2in) pots. Transplant to the greenhouse border soil, or individual large pots, or 3 plants per growbag when 20cm (8in) high. Can also be planted outdoors once all risk of frost has past. Plants require sideshooting and support for the best yields. Water and feed plants regularly with a high potash feed once the first truss has set.
July to October
To obtain the earliest crops, growing in polytunnels or greenhouse.
High in Vitamin C and lycopene.
Indeterminate - single stem, remove side shoots.