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Tomato Solanum lycopersicum

How to sow tomato: Direct seed indoors, transplant seedlings outside after hardening off

Sun requirement for tomato: Plant in Full Sun

Tomato has been planted 204 times by Growstuff members.

The tomato is the fruit of the tomato plant, a member of the Nightshade family (Solanaceae). The fruit grows on a sprawling vine that is often trellised or caged to keep it upright. There are many kinds of tomatoes, including conventional, hybrid, heirloom, plum, grape, and cherry. Determinate or bush varieties do not need pruning and can be grown without trellises or cages. Indeterminate or climbing varieties benefit from pruning and should be trellised, caged, or staked.

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Predictions

Annual

living and reproducing in a single year or less

Median lifespan

21 weeks

First harvest expected

12 weeks after planting

Last harvest expected

17 weeks after planting

Height

90cm

Spread

60cm

Row Spacing

75cm

Companions

basil carrot

Photos

Tomato crops

Tomato plantings

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Tomato harvests

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Tomato seeds

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Varieties

adoration tomato

adoration tomato

  Solanum lycopersicum
alicante tomato

alicante tomato

  Solanum lycopersicum
Amish paste tomato

Amish paste tomato

  Solanum lycopersicum
Aunt Ruby's German green tomato

Aunt Ruby's German green tomato

  Solanum lycopersicum
azoychka tomato

azoychka tomato

  Solanum lycopersicum
beefsteak tomato

beefsteak tomato

  Solanum lycopersicum
better boy tomato

better boy tomato

  Solanum lycopersicum
big rainbow tomato

big rainbow tomato

  Solanum lycopersicum
Blaby special tomato

Blaby special tomato

  Solanum lycopersicum
black krim tomato

black krim tomato

  Solanum lycopersicum
campari tomato

campari tomato

  Solanum lycopersicum
celebrity tomato

celebrity tomato

  Solanum lycopersicum
Cherokee purple tomato

Cherokee purple tomato

  Solanum lycopersicum
cherry tomato

cherry tomato

  Solanum lycopersicum var. cerasiforme
Matt's wild cherry tomato

Matt's wild cherry tomato

  Solanum lycopersicum var. cerasiforme
Santorini tomato

Santorini tomato

  Solanum lycopersicum var. cerasiforme
super sweet 100 tomato

super sweet 100 tomato

  Solanum lycopersicum var. cerasiforme
tomaccio tomato

tomaccio tomato

  Solanum lycopersicum var. cerasiforme
early girl tomato

early girl tomato

  Solanum lycopersicum
Fourth of July tomato

Fourth of July tomato

  Solanum lycopersicum
garden peach tomato

garden peach tomato

  Solanum lycopersicum
grape tomato

grape tomato

  Solanum lycopersicum
green zebra tomato

green zebra tomato

  Solanum lycopersicum
Hanover tomato

Hanover tomato

  Solanum lycopersicum
brandywine tomato

brandywine tomato

  Solanum lycopersicum
hillbilly tomato

hillbilly tomato

  Solanum lycopersicum
jubilee tomato

jubilee tomato

  Solanum lycopersicum
lillian's yellow tomato

lillian's yellow tomato

  Solanum lycopersicum
marglobe tomato

marglobe tomato

  Solanum lycopersicum
mortgage lifter tomato

mortgage lifter tomato

  Solanum lycopersicum
Mr. Stripey tomato

Mr. Stripey tomato

  Solanum lycopersicum
opalka tomato

opalka tomato

  Solanum lycopersicum
pear tomato

pear tomato

  Solanum lycopersicum
Roma tomato

Roma tomato

  Solanum lycopersicum
San Marzano tomato

San Marzano tomato

  Solanum lycopersicum
stupice tomato

stupice tomato

  Solanum lycopersicum
three sisters tomato

three sisters tomato

  Solanum lycopersicum
tigerella tomato

tigerella tomato

  Solanum lycopersicum
tomberry

tomberry

  Solanum lycopersicum
traveller tomato

traveller tomato

  Solanum lycopersicum
white queen tomato

white queen tomato

  Solanum lycopersicum

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