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Tomato Marmande Seeds
Marmande Tomato Seeds
This variety is a beefsteak type of tomato which is the variety beloved of French holidays. The plant produces large uneven shaped fruits of deep red. It is a later maturing variety but the rich sweet flavour is definitely worth waiting for.
Product Part Number: 14809
When to sow
When to Sow Marmande Tomato Seeds
January to April
Where to Sow
Start the tomato seeds off underglass. Sow 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 18–21C .
What to do next
Once large enough to handle, prick out the seedlings into 9cm (3 1/2in) pots. Transplant to the greenhouse border soil, individual large pots, or in growbags with 3 plantsbag when the plants are 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
Very suitable for salads but ideal for cooking and frying. Can be frozen for later use in cooking.
High in vitamin C and lycopene.
Semi-determinate - Similar to determinate but taller. You do not have to remove side shoots, however it is advisable to do so to get the best yield.