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Lycopersicon esculentum 'Marmande'

Tomato

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Key information

Plant type

Fruit

Flower colour

Yellow

Feature

Fruit

Hardiness

Half hardy

Skill level

Beginner

photo by bbc.co.uk/gardening

Plant details

Marmande' is a a classic beefsteak variety which produces the large, ribbed tomatoes that are commonly seen in the Continent. The meaty fruit has a superb flavour and is great for salads and cooking as it produces very few seeds. Plants thrive outdoors in a sunny position. Provide them with a sturdy stake to help support the weight of the heavy fruit.

Family: Solanaceae

Genus: Lycopersicon

Species: esculentum

Cultivar: Marmande

Plant type: Fruit

Flower colour: Yellow

Foliage colour: Mid-green

Feature: Fruit

Sun exposure: Full sun

Soil: Well-drained/light, Clay/heavy

Hardiness: Half hardy

Skill level: Beginner

Height: 60cm

Spread: 150cm

Time to plant seeds: March to April


Reader reviews

davidstephen

Hello would it be wise enough for me to grow marmande ina propagator that is in a green house?


davidstephen

Hello would it be wise enough for me to grow marmande ina propagator that is in a green house?


davidstephen

Hello would it be wise enough for me to grow marmande ina propagator that is in a green house?



Davidbrito

I planted my marmade tomatoes seeds in propagator tray and the seedling grew in just two weeks, then I transferred them into a growing bag, they seem to be doing ok. they're already 5 cmts long


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