The tree tomato (or tomato tree) is much larger than the normal tomato plant. Key tomato tree facts Name: Solanum betacea (old: Cyphomandra b.) Family: Solanaceae (nightshade) Type: fruit tree Height: 3 to 13 feet (1-4 m) (in the wild) Exposure: full sun or well-lit when indoors Soil: light, rich – Hardiness: 28°F (-2°C) – […]
The Cuor di Bue tomato is an heirloom tomato variety that grows true to seed every year. Cuor di Bue tomato key facts: Species: Solanum lycopersicum Commonly: Beefsteak, Cuor di Bue Family: Solanaceae (nightshade) Type: fruit vegetable
The Honey Moon tomato is a hybrid that resists mildew. Perfect for beginners! Key Honey Moon tomato facts: Name – Solanum lycopersicum Common name: Honey Moon tomato Family – Solenaceae Type – fruit vegetable
These turn gardeners crazy during harvest time with their green color that just stays green! ‘Green Zebra’ tomatoes add a welcome touch of something different in the vegetable patch, and in the plate, too!
The small pits inside a tomato are the plant’s seeds. When you slice a fruit in half, the center of it is full of juice and small seeds. It’s possible to collect them, press out the juice, dry them, and sow them again in the following year. Did you know there were a few tomato […]