tomato 'marmande' seeds

£3

tomato marmande a beefsteak delight.

Tomatoes you'll just keep going back for, and there will be many. Clearly the success behind French cooking, these rich sweet flavour fruits will remind you of summers well spent in the French sun.

why it's special:

  • Beefsteak variety with rich, delicious flesh.
  • Thrives in the summer heat making it low maintenance. 
  • Known to bear many fruits throughout the summer.

good to know:

Plant LightFull sun

Windowsill PlantFuss free


Botanical name: Lycopersicon esculentum 'marmande'
Open pollinated, GMO free seeds.

plant size

150 cm
50 cm

conditions

position

Full sun.

soil conditions

soil

Rich, moist yet free draining.

urban growing

support

Water often.
Feed often with liquid fertiliser.

when to sow

jan
feb
mar
apr
may
jun
jul
aug
sep
oct
nov
dec

when to harvest

care tip

A constant supply of moisture is key to avoid fruit splitting. Feed with a liquid fertiliser when the first fruits appear.

details

botanical name
Lycopersicon esculentum 'marmande'

other names
Beefsteak Tomato. Heritage (French 1900's) and Semi-Bush (Semi-Determinate).

plant type
Annual

pot size
30 cm

pet / baby safe
Yes.

approx. number of seeds
30

sowing guide
Sow seeds on firm, damp soil and lightly pat down. Place in a sunny spot and keep well hydrated to help germination.

about tomato 'marmande'

The Marmande is a medium-large sized beefsteak tomato that is lightly ribbed with a flattened globe shape. The flesh is juicy and meaty with minimal seeds, and it offers a savory tomato flavor with subtle tartness, as well as a hint of sweetness.

in the records

Marmande is a classic French heirloom that dates back to the end of the 19th century. Originating and named for the city of Marmande, which today is regarded to be the tomato capital of south-west France.

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