Category Archives: Tomato

Growth Types of Tomatoes

When picking out a tomato plant or seeds to start, it is good to know which type of growth the tomato will have. For example, knowing which growth type will help in determining if the tomato will do well in … Continue reading

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Tomato Anatomy

When having a garden, it is good to know the different parts of the vegetables you are growing. This is a transverse section of a tomato.   Here are some simple explanations for the parts of a tomato: Pericarp – … Continue reading

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Tomato

Scientific Name: Lycopersicon lycopersicum Eatable portion: Fruit Preferred Temperatures (°F): Average temperatures above 61°F, minimum of 3 – 4 months of frost-free weather. Preferred pH: 5.5 – 7.0 Plant spacing: Seeds can be direct sown or transplants used with bed … Continue reading

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