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- Solanum lycopersicum, Tomato
- Solanaceae family
- Sunlight: full sun.
- Soil conditions: well-drained, fertile soil, high in organic matter.
- Tomatoes come in both determinate (bush) varieties, and indeterminate (climbing) varieties.
- Green Zebra (75-80 days) Sweet and zesty, green and yellow striped skin. Indeterminate. (pictured here)
- Brandywine (78 days) Large fruit, often over a pound, Deep pink skin, smooth red flesh. Indeterminate.
- Black Krim (80 days) Deep brown-red, 8-16 oz. fruits, great flavor. Indeterminate.
Common Pests & Diseases
- Early Blight
- Late Blight
- Blossom End Rot
- Fusarium Wilt
- Tomato Hornworm
- Stink Bug
This publication was created by Master Gardeners Rick Judd and Gail Hermenau. Photos courtesy of Gail Hermenau.
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