Piccolo Seeds

TOMATO San Marzano Nano

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San Marzano tomatoes are, without doubt, gods of the tomato world. And, like any other god, they have their own creation myth: the story goes that the first San Marzano seed came to Italy in 1770 as a gift from the Viceroyalty of Perù to the Kingdom of Naples. They were first grown in San Marzano sul Sarno village and have since become known as ‘the most important industrial tomato of the twentieth century’. With its firm, thick flesh and sweet taste, this variety was found to be perfect for the manufacture and exportation of pelati (peeled, tinned whole tomatoes), which have become popular all over the world. Indeed, pizza and pasta would not be the same without these distinctive, pointy, bright-red fruits. And this dwarf, determinate edition is no less than a god in miniature!

  • Piccolo, Italian born in 2012 with the intention of offering select seeds for urban gardens.
  • All varieties are especially chosen for pot growing compact, dwarf varieties, suitable for terrace garden spaces.
  • Beautifully packaged with sustainable and completely recyclable materials.
  • A fantastic gift for any keen kitchen gardener or chef with a focus on sustainable products