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San Marzano Red Plum Tomato Seeds
  • San Marzano Red Plum Tomato Seeds

San Marzano Red Plum

The San Marzano Red Plum is an Italian heirloom tomato famous for it’s use in traditional Italian dishes. Its dry flesh and low acid content help makes its flavor one of the finest tomatoes for sauces, pastes and canning.


    Solanum lycopersicum L.


    75 Days


    Half-Hardy Annual

  • Plant Size

    Height Up To 200cm (78.7in) Spread Up To 50cm (19.7in)

  • Hardiness & Longevity

    Half-Hardy Annual

  • Ideal For

    Patio Kitchen Garden Greenhouse

  • Position In

    Full Sun


San Marzano Red Plum Tomato Seeds

[80 days] This tall, indeterminate, heirloom tomato produces a copious amount of medium-sized, oblong, Roma-style fruits whose flavor is almost legendary. Although great for canning and drying, San Marzanos are unsurpassable in sauces and pastes and are thought by some to make the world's finest sauce. An early ripening tomato, the San Marzano produces well over a long season and is disease resistant. The plants reach to about 6’ tall.

Common Questions

How do you grow San Marzano tomatoes from seed? Sow your San Marzano seeds into a bucket with nutrient-rich, moist soil. Place one of your seeds into the soil and pour some water in so the soil is moist but not waterlogged. San Marzano tomato seeds take 7-14 days to complete the germination cycle and begin to sprout.

How big are San Marzano plum tomatoes? San Marzano is oval-shaped plum tomatoes that range in sizes from 2 to 4 inches big.

Grow your own Pizza sauce! San Marzano makes excellent tomatoes for pizza sauces here at Growseed it is the only tomato we grow for our pizza sauce. Rich sweet Italian sauce tomatoes perfect for sauces of all kinds.

Sow and Harvest Times

Plant out:

Product Features

Germination Time
7 - 14 Days
Sowing Method
Days to Maturity
75 Days
Grow in Greenhouse
Number of Seeds Per Packet
Recommended Soil pH
5.5 - 7.0


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