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PlantFiles: Tomato
Lycopersicon lycopersicum 'San Remo'

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 Remo

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4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)
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
Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

Growing Habit:

Fruit Shape:

Fruit Size:
Medium (under one pound)

Days to Maturity:
Mid (69-80 days)

Fruit Colors:

Seed Type:


Disease Resistance:
Unknown - Tell us

Leaf Type:
Regular Leaf


2 positives
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

Positive Cakalmer On Mar 15, 2005, Cakalmer from Peoria, IL wrote:

I grew this tomato from seed the year before last. I loved this tomato! It was huge, tasty, firm. everything great in paste tomato. Last year I had no seeds. I let some of my spontaneous plants from the year before grow and got some San Remo seeds from that and that is what I am using this year for my San Remo's. I have bought numerous other big paste sausage tomatoe seeds from other companies this year ---- though none named San Remo. So I am growing those from seed as well as my own San Remo. If anyone knows where they can get these seeds, I would like to know.

Positive patalano On Mar 14, 2005, patalano from Cortlandt Manor, NY wrote:

This is a really nice tomato. Firm flesh - low water content - high pectin. Makes a fabulous sauce cooked fresh. VG flavor. Defnitely a keeper if you like cooking with fresh tomatoes. Grows very high and abundant yields. Took me a while to find these after one commercial source I knew went out of business, now I am saving seed

Neutral Big_Red On Jan 30, 2005, Big_Red from Bethelridge, KY (Zone 6a) wrote:

"Variable shapes from plums, pears and big fat pepper shaped. Dense, seedless flesh."


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

Peoria, Illinois
Cortlandt Manor, New York
Texas City, Texas
Salt Lake City, Utah
Etlan, Virginia

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