San Marzano Lungo Tomato Seeds
Info: The San Marzano Lungo a variety of the famous San Marzano tomato. The productive and thermophilic plants can reach heights up to 2 meters and produce lots of bright red, egg-shaped fruits with thick flesh and few seeds. They have an excellent "old-fashioned" tomato taste and are suitable for canning, cooking and fresh use.
Care: You can grow the San Marzano Lungo tomatoes inside the house, in a greenhouse or outdoors. The optimal germination temperature is between 20 and 25°C, and germination occurs after 8 - 14 days. You can speed up the germination process if you leave the seeds to soak overnight in a damp cloth. You should wait until after the last frost to plant your chosen plants.
Tomatoes need fresh, well-fertilised, permeable soil which is kept moist (but not wet!). They should be planted in a sunny, protected place with at least 6 hours of sunlight - preferably more.
|Type||San Marzano Lungo Tomato|
|Optimal germination temperature||20 - 25 °C|
|Sowing||February - April|
|Germination period||8 - 14 days|
|Plant growth habit||approx. 150 - 200 cm in height, stake tomato|
|Fruit appearance||red, egg-shaped, 70-100 g|
|Taste||delicious tomato flavour|
|Harvest||from July to Octber|