Tomato
Solanum lycopersicum
 

Care advice

Watering guidelines The soil should be kept countinously moist.
Fertilizer suggestions Use Flower fertilizer (e.g. N8-P12-K6).
Mist requirements Does not need misting
Light preferences Prefers full sun
Temperature preference Prefers hot constant temperatures through the whole year (average over 22 °C).
pH range 5.5 - 7.0
Acidity preference loves acidic conditions
Toxicity poisonous

Origin

Climate tropical rainforest

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Names

Other common names Garden Tomato
Family Solanaceae
Other scientific names Coleus blumei, Plectranthus scutellarioides, Solenostemon blumei, Ocimum scutellarioides, Lycopersicon esculentum, Solanum esculentum, Lycopersicon lycopersicum, Solanum lycopersicum

Characteristics

Growth form subshrub
Hardiness USDA 10 (plant tolerates a minimum temperature of -1°C)
Flowering true
Flower color
  • yellow
Blooming months
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    1Jan
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    2Feb
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    3Mar
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    4Apr
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    5May
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    6Jun
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    7Jul
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    8Aug
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    9Sep
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    10Oct
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    11Nov
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    12Dec
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    6
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    7
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    8
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    9
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Leaf color
  • green
Fruit color
  • red