tomato 'marmande' seeds


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 which makes 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.

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plant size

150 cm
50 cm



Full sun.

soil conditions


Rich, moist yet free draining.

urban growing


Water often.
Feed often with liquid fertiliser.

when to sow


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.


botanical name
Lycopersicon esculentum 'marmande'

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

plant type

pot size
30 cm

pet / baby safe

approx. number of seeds

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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