San Marzano II
- Produced in by Dogpatch Urban Gardens.
Exclusive! High-quality strain of this classic heirloom paste tomato.
San Marzano is considered one of the best paste tomatoes of all time with old-world look and taste. Whole 4–6 oz. tomatoes peel easily and cook down quickly. Various strains of San Marzano exist; this strain was selected by tomato breeder Emily Rose Haga from seeds from the USDA gene bank which is designed to preserve genetic diversity and increase food security. The strain originates from Parma Italy where it was developed for the 1950's canning industry. This strain has a very traditional San Marzano shape and appearance as well as a vibrant red color. Indeterminate. USDA Certified Organic.
We are an urban farm located in Des Moines, Iowa known for our organically grown salad greens as well as other seasonal crops. We have evolved into a destination in Des Moines to support local growers, makers, and producers.