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PlantFiles: Tomato
Lycopersicon lycopersicum 'San Marzano Redorta'

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Family: Solanaceae (so-lan-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Lycopersicon (ly-koh-PER-see-kon) (Info)
Species: lycopersicum (ly-koh-PER-see-kum) (Info)
Cultivar: San Marzano Redorta

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Height:
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)
6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Spacing:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Seed Collecting:
Allow unblemished fruit to ripen; clean and dry seeds
Ferment seeds before storing
Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

Growing Habit:
Indeterminate

Fruit Shape:
Plum

Fruit Size:
Medium (under one pound)

Days to Maturity:
Mid (69-80 days)
Late (more than 80 days)

Fruit Colors:
Red

Seed Type:
Open-pollinated

Usage:
Fresh, salad
Canning
Drying

Disease Resistance:
Unknown - Tell us

Leaf Type:
Regular Leaf

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3 positives
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive bmerryman On Aug 23, 2011, bmerryman from Fort Wayne, IN wrote:

Have had this for several years and is one of my favorites.

Positive MeroMero On Jan 3, 2011, MeroMero from San Antonio, TX wrote:

Hands down my favorite garden tomato. I initially transplanted these in mid April, but noticed that they didn't really pick up steam until the middle of May. They are obviously a heat-loving variety, and handled 90's and the occasional triple digit afternoon without too much stress. Produced well throughout a brutal Texas summer, and finally lost their battle to persistent triple digit temperatures around August 15.
Fruits were meaty, heavy for their size and had very little seed. Made the most fantastic of fresh pasta sauces and some of the richest pico de gallo and salsas we've ever made. Sliced much better than expected, and are delicious for fresh eating as well.
Plants reached about 7 feet in height on a strict organic fertilizing program. Plant at least 3 to keep family-sized portions of sauce flowing into your kitchen throughout the summer. Don't forget to plant basil...they're made for each other!

Positive tuttamatta On Jul 8, 2008, tuttamatta from Portland, OR wrote:

I can only say good things about this tomato, it is the largest pear type I grew so far, great taste, perfect for fresh eating and cooking.

Neutral Farmerdill On Oct 15, 2005, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

An 8 ounce paste tomato.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Alameda, California
Fallbrook, California
Laguna Beach, California
San Clemente, California
Fort Wayne, Indiana
Hinckley, Ohio
Portland, Oregon
Houston, Texas
San Antonio, Texas



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