nightshade family Solanum lycopersicum

San Marzano (Elba type) tomatoes

This robust and profitable variety is somewhat late, but bears very large and long fruits. The flesh is firm with little juice content. Because of this characteristic, it is particularly suitable for puree, but also makes a great salad variety. Our San Marzano is one of the last available non-hybrid varieties.

Sow in early March into seedling trays in a warm place. Transfer to pots when about 5 cm high. Transplant into the field from May 20 at a distance of 80 ✕ 80 cm. Tie up to stakes or trellis strings. Also break some side branches to promote full fruiting. Protection from rain is recommended. Tip for mixed culture: Basil and parsley intercrop beautifully.

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Sowing quantity 2 g/Are

Item No.
Unit
Price / item
Amount
34450
Portion (ca. 30 seeds)
5.20 CHF
0.00 CHF
34451
1 g (200 seeds/g)
45.10 CHF
0.00 CHF
34452
2 g (200 seeds/g)
79.20 CHF
0.00 CHF