How Many Tomatoes Does A San Marzano Plant Produce?

How many pounds of tomatoes will a San Marzano plant produce?

The fruits are oval in shape, typically reaching about 1 to 3 inches in length and weighing up to 3 ounces. Under the best conditions, you can expect over 20 pounds of tomatoes per plant. What is this? Since each tomato weighs up to 3 ounces, this amounts to around 100 tomatoes from a single San Marzano plant.

How many tomatoes does San Marzano produce?

San Marzano tomatoes will be ready for picking in August and harvesting will continue until the first frost in your area. There will be about 100 fruits per plant, so plan on making frequent trips to your garden. Once picked, they'll last 2-3 days at room temperature.

How long San Marzano tomatoes grow?

Buy a plant from a local garden center. Or, if starting seedlings, sow seeds about 8 weeks before the last frost date and a little earlier than other tomatoes, because San Marzanos need about up to 85 days to mature on their vines, which can reach 6 to 8 feet tall.

How tall do San Marzano tomatoes get?

The San Marzano Tomato

Although the San Marzano that we know today is much different than in the past, this heirloom tomato variety has origins dating back to 18th century Italy. These squat, indeterminate plants grow rather dense and to a height of 5–6 feet.

How do you fertilize San Marzano tomatoes?

How far apart should you plant San Marzano tomato plants?

Plant tomatoes in the ground 24 to 36 in. (60 to 90 cm) apart in rows. Each row should be spaced 48 inches apart. It's very tempting to put them closer at planting time, but if you get them too close you'll only increase the chance of disease.

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