How Much Does A Tomato Weigh? (Tables In Grams and Ounces)


The weight of a tomato depends on the variety, and can vary from half an ounce (14 grams) all the way up to 4 pounds (1.8 kilograms).

The smaller varieties, such as cherry, grape, and plum tomatoes will usually weigh no more than 2 or 3 ounces (57 to 85 grams).

On the other hand, larger varieties, such as beefsteak tomatoes, will often weigh at least a pound (454 ounces).

To get a better idea of the weights of tomatoes, let’s look at some different varieties and how much they weigh on average.

How Much Does A Tomato Weigh?

The weight of a tomato depends on the variety of tomato.  There are cherry, plum, grape, roma, and beef tomatoes of various sizes.

The following tables shows different types of tomatoes, along with the average weight (in grams and ounces), the number of tomatoes per kilogram, and the number of tomatoes per pound.

Type
Of
Tomato
Weight
(ounces)
Tomatoes
Per
Pound
Cherry0.5 to 28 to 32
Plum1 to 28 to 16
Grape1 to 35 to 16
Roma2 to 53 to 8
Beefsteak8 to 641 to 2
Type
of
Tomato
Weight
(grams)
Tomatoes
Per
Kilogram
Cherry14 to 5717 to 71
Plum28 to 5717 to 36
Grape28 to 8512 to 36
Roma57 to 1427 to 18
Beefsteak227 to 18141 to 4

More About Tomato Sizes – What Makes A Small Tomato or A Large Tomato?

According to the USDA, the size of a tomato depends on its diameter.

Remember that cherry, plum, grape, and roma tomatoes are exempted from marking requirements as to size.

For more information, check out this information on tomato sizes from the USDA.

According to the USDA, these are the dimensions for various sizes of tomatoes:

SizeMinimum
Diameter
(inches)
Maximum
Diameter
(inches)
Small2.1252.281
Medium2.2502.531
Large2.5002.781
Extra
Large
2.75NA
SizeMinimum
Diameter
(cm)
Maximum
Diameter
(cm)
Small5.3985.794
Medium5.7156.429
Large6.3507.064
Extra
Large
6.985NA

Note that “minimum diameter” means that the tomato will not pass through a round opening of the designated diameter when the tomato is placed with the greatest transverse diameter across the opening.

Note that “maximum diameter” means that the tomato will pass through a round opening of the designated diameter in any position.

How Much Does A Cherry Tomato Weigh?

A cherry tomato weighs between 0.5 and 2 ounces (14 to 57 grams), making them the smallest tomatoes available. Most cherry tomatoes weigh in at around 1 ounce (28 grams), with a diameter of about 1 inch (2.5 centimeters).

cherry tomatoes
Cherry tomatoes are some of the smallest tomatoes around, but you can get lots of them from one tomato plant!

Of course, the small size of cherry tomatoes is offset by the large amount of fruit that you can get from a single plant.  Some cherry tomato varieties can produce hundreds of little tomatoes in a single season!

Even better, indeterminate cherry tomato varieties will keep producing fruit throughout the growing season.

See the table below for cherry tomato weights in ounces and grams.

Cherry
Tomato
Variety
Weight
(ounces)
Weight
(grams)
Honeycomb Hybrid0.514
Cherry Roma128
Chadwick Cherry1 28
Cherry Baby Hybrid1 28
Super Sweet 100 Hybrid1 28
Gardener’s Delight128
Sun Gold Hybrid128
Italian Ice Hybrid128
Sunchocola Hybrid1 to 228 to 57
Black Cherry1 to 2 28 to 57

You can check out any of the cherry tomato varieties featured in the table above by going to the Burpee website.

How Much Does A Plum Tomato Weigh?

A plum tomato weighs between 1 and 2 ounces (28 to 57 grams).  This makes them about the same size as cherry tomatoes.

Plum tomatoes are about the same size as grape tomatoes, but more oval-shaped.

The small size of plum tomatoes is offset by the large amount of fruit that you can get from a single plant.  Some plum tomato varieties can produce hundreds of little tomatoes in a single season!

Even better, indeterminate plum tomato varieties will keep producing fruit throughout the growing season.

See the table below for plum tomato weights in ounces and grams.

Plum
Tomato
Variety
Weight
(ounces)
Weight
(grams)
Juliet Hybrid128
Shimmer Hybrid1 to 228 to 57

You can check out any of the plum tomato varieties featured in the table above by going to the Burpee website.

How Much Does A Grape Tomato Weigh?

A grape tomato weighs between 1 and 3 ounces (14 to 57 grams).  This makes them about the same size or slightly larger than cherry tomatoes.

grape tomatoes
Grape tomatoes are slightly larger than cherry tomatoes, and more oval-shaped, like grapes.

The small size of grape tomatoes is offset by the large amount of fruit that you can get from a single plant.  Some grape tomato varieties can produce hundreds of little tomatoes in a single season!

Even better, indeterminate grape tomato varieties will keep producing fruit throughout the growing season.

See the table below for grape tomato weights in ounces and grams.

Grape
Tomato
Variety
Weight
(ounces)
Weight
(grams)
Maglia Rosa1 to 328 to 85
Sweet Zen Hybrid1 to 228 to 57
Napa Grape Hybrid128

You can check out any of the grape tomato varieties featured in the table above by going to the Burpee website.

How Much Does A Roma Tomato Weigh?

A Roma tomato weighs between 2 and 5 ounces (57 to 142 grams).  This makes them somewhat larger than cherry or grape tomatoes.

ripe Roma tomatoes
Roma tomatoes are larger than cherry, plum, and grape tomatoes.

The small size of Roma tomatoes is offset by the large amount of fruit that you can get from a single plant.  Some Roma tomato varieties can produce hundreds of little tomatoes in a single season!

Even better, indeterminate Roma tomato varieties will keep producing fruit throughout the growing season.

For more information about the plants themselves, check out my article on how big Roma tomatoes get.

See the table below for Roma tomato weights in ounces and grams.

Roma
Tomato
Variety
Weight
(ounces)
Weight
(grams)
Orange Roma3 to 485 to 113
Roma VF257
Roma Grande4113
Roma Organic257
Tangerine Mama Hybrid3 to 485 to 113
Roma257
Fresh Salsa Hybrid4 to 5113 to 142

You can check out any of the Roma tomato varieties featured in the table above by going to the Burpee website.

How Much Does A Beefsteak Tomato (Beef Tomato) Weigh?

A Beefsteak tomato weighs between 8 and 64 ounces (227 to 1814 grams).  This makes them much larger than cherry, grape, pear, or Roma tomatoes.

beefsteak tomatoes
Beefsteak tomatoes are the biggest of all, and some of them can weigh up to 4 pounds!

Even though Beefsteak tomatoes are large, you can still get dozens of fruit per plant in a single season.

Even better, indeterminate Beefsteak tomato varieties will keep producing fruit throughout the growing season.

See the table below for Beefsteak tomato weights in ounces and grams.

Beefsteak
Tomato
Variety
Weight
(ounces)
Weight
(grams)
Super Beefsteak17482
Beefsteak Organic16 to 32454 to 907
Patty’s Yellow Striped Beefsteak10 to 16283 to 454
Hungarian Heart8 to 16227 to 454
Porterhouse Hybrid32 to 64907 to 1814
Heritage Hybrid16454
Orange Wellington Hybrid12340
SteakHouse Hybrid24 to 48680 to 1361
Jersey Boy Hybrid8 to 10227 to 283
Cherokee Purple13369
Sunny Boy Hybrid16454
Brandywine Red16 to 32454 to 907
Better Boy Hybrid16454
Pink Pounder Hybrid16454

You can check out any of the Beefsteak tomato varieties featured in the table above by going to the Burpee website.

You can also check out my articles to learn more about Brandywine tomatoes and Better Boy tomatoes.

Conclusion

By now, you have a much better idea of how much different varieties of tomatoes weigh. You also know that there is a huge variation in the weight of tomatoes, depending on the variety.

I hope you found this information helpful – if so, please share it with someone else who can use the information. If you have any questions or information to share, please leave a comment below.

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Hi, I'm Jonathon. I’m the gardening guy (not guru!) who is encouraging everyone to spend more time in the garden. I try to help solve common gardening problems so that you can get the best harvest every year!

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