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Solanum lycopersicum

Tomato

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Plant Facts

Scientific Name Solanum lycopersicum
Principal Common Name Tomato
Common Name(s)
Synonym Lycopersicon esculentum
Description Popular round flavorful, usually red or yellow fruit on tender perennial plant, usually grown as a summer annual.
General Comments
Origin
Nativity Central and South America
Height Range 2 - 6 FT
Spread Range 3 - 6 FT
Flower Showy N
Warning
Sunset Zones 1 : 2 : 3 : 4 : 5 : 6 : 7 : 8 : 9 : 10 : 11 : 12 : 13 : 14 : 15 : 16 : 17 : 18 : 19 : 20 : 21 : 22 : 23 : 24
USDA Zones 1 : 2a : 2b : 3a : 3b : 4a : 4b : 5a : 5b : 6a : 6b : 7a : 7b : 8a : 8b : 9a : 9b : 10a : 10b : 11
Leaf Color Green
Leaf Texture Compound : Hairy : Medium : Toothed
Form Edible : Vine
Flower Color Yellow
Flower Time Spring : Summer : Fall
Months
Ease of Growing Easy
Light Preferences Sun (minimum 8 hours direct sun)
Soil Preferences Moist : Rich : Well-drained
Watering Preferences Medium
Outstanding Features Edible : Flavor : Fruit : Heat Tolerant

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