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San Marzano

Originally from the Campania region of Italy in the 1770’s, this Italian classic is one of the best paste tomatoes.  It has good yields of large, 9 ounce red plum shaped tomatoes that enhance traditional Italian dishes. 

San Marzano has tart flavor, firm pulp, a low seed count, and easily removed skin.  For this reason it is widely used in pizzas, pastas, and for canning or drying.  The long, blocky fruits mature with a small seed cavity that I like to scoop out, leaving all the tomato meat.  This means less boiling to get a first class paste. 


Full Sun
Plant 2-3' Apart
78 Days to Maturity

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