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PlantFiles: Tomato
Lycopersicon lycopersicum 'Super Marmande'

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: Super Marmande
Additional cultivar information: (aka Marmande VF, Marmalade Super)

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6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Seed Collecting:
Allow unblemished fruit to ripen; clean and dry seeds
Ferment seeds before storing

Growing Habit:

Fruit Shape:

Fruit Size:
Medium (under one pound)

Days to Maturity:
Early (55-68 days)
Mid (69-80 days)

Fruit Colors:

Seed Type:

Fresh, slicing

Disease Resistance:
Fusarium Wilt (F)
Verticillium Wilt (V)

Leaf Type:
Regular Leaf

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2 positives
1 neutral
1 negative

Gardeners' Notes:

Negative steelheadr On Aug 14, 2014, steelheadr from Bountiful, UT wrote:

We don't have a cool climate, so those positives of this variety aren't needed here. Not much flavor, well behind Celebrity, Cherokee Purple & others. Only fair production so far.

Positive boydb On Oct 6, 2012, boydb from Salem, OR wrote:

First I found time Early Marmande in my area, Salem Oregon. I have been growing tomatos for over 40 years, this one is absolutely best ever that I've grown, for taste, skin and fruit set.
Ripe tomato as large as softballs, bright red and blemish free. Planted last week in May and started harvesting a few the fiirst of August & continued until second week of October...large ones enough to make four BLT

Suggest you try Early Marmande if you are into growing tomatos

Neutral mominem On Jul 15, 2004, mominem from Ashton, IL (Zone 5a) wrote:

My first tomatoes ripened July 15th, as early as Early Girl. Smaller than advertised - average weight 5 oz. My packet of seeds lists plant as semi-determinate.

Positive Farmerdill On Mar 22, 2004, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

An early red beefsteak type which differs from Rouge de Marmande in that they have resistance to Verticillium Wilt and Fusarium Wilt. Has ability to set fruit in cool climates (below 50 degrees F. Grew reasonbly well here. Fruits are medium size, about the size of Rutgers but beefsteak shape. Some catfacing, but most fruits are usable.


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

Augusta, Georgia
Salem, Oregon
Stevens, Pennsylvania

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