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Solanum Lycopersicum

Botanical Name:

Solanum lycopersicum

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How to Grow
Water
Medium
Water moderately, allowing the top 3cm to dry out between watering.
Sunlight
Full Sun
6+ hours of direct sun per day
Soil
Rich, Loam, Sand, pH 6-6.8
Heat Tolerant
95°F / 35°C
Cold Tolerant
44.6°F / 7°C
Characteristics

Bloom Time

Jun, Jul, Aug

Plant Type

Annual, Perennial, Vine

Lifespan

Annual, Perennial Zones 2-11

Plant Height

1-10 ft / 0.3-3 m

Flower

Yellow, five-petaled blooms with recurved petals in clusters of 3 to 12.

Fruit

Bulbous, juicy fruits that may be red, yellow, orange, green, purple, or pink.

Benefits
Ornamental

Branching bushy vine plants with clusters of yellow, five-petaled blooms that produce smooth, glossy fruits in many colors.

Attracts

Bees

Pollinators

Warning

Leaves and stems are poisonous.

Taxonomy

Order

Solanales

Family

Solanaceae

Genus

Solanum

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