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Lycopersicon Genus

Tomato

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General Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile
  • WaterSemi-moist

Description

Lycopersicon genus (Tomato). There are 7 species in this genus, including L. esculentum (tomato). The leaves are generally pinnate and the flowers are generally 5-lobed yellow cymes. The fruit is a mucilagenous berry with many chambers ie: tomato-like.

Characteristics

Perennials, Vegetables or Fruits

Origin

Americas

Interest and use

Culinary

Cultivation

They will require a long, warm growing season, You need to plant in fertile, well-drained soil.

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