Fact Sheets And Publications
- 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.
- Early Girl (59 days) Early variety, 5 oz., bright red, and meaty. Indeterminate. (pictured here)
- Celebrity (72 days) 7-8 oz. flavorful, globe shaped, red fruits. Determinate.
- Valencia (76 days) 8-10 oz. orange fruits with full tomato flavor. Indeterminate.
- Galahad (73 days) Shiny, crimson, 3" globe shaped fruit. Sweet, juicy, compact variety. 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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