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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.
- San Marzano ( 78 days) Traditional sauce tomato, long fruit, small seed cavity. Indeterminate. (pictured here)
- Amish (85 days) Large plum sauce tomato, excellent flavor. Indeterminate.
- Roma (76 days) Bright scarlet meaty fruit, few seeds. Determinate.
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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