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Tomato Growing – Tomatoes A perennial plant from the solanaceae family, but due to the cold most tomato varieties die in winter, there are tomato varieties whose proper growing can help them survive the winter and also with the help of vegetative reproduction can be kept in a greenhouse quality seedlings for next season. Tomatoes have two types of leaves: regular leaves and potato leaves. Potato leaf tomatoes have broad and large leaves, there are claims that they are more resistant to pests than regular leafy tomatoes.

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Defined tomatoes – Finish the growth, they are shrub tomatoes, tomatoes that grow in a shrub-shaped form and less in height, usually require less work of cabbage, cage-shaped dowry and more space for lateral growth, yielding the fruit at the same time.
Indeterminate tomato – climbing tomatoes that grow tall, grow and bear fruit throughout most of the season, have no clear growth pattern.
Semi determinante – Finishes the growth later. They are a combination of the two previous varieties, they climb but less in height and grow a little laterally, they bear fruit in two stages.
If you have chosen a specific tomato, it is recommended to grow several varieties in order for them to yield on slightly different dates.

Plant information:

Organic tomato growing conditions:
Full sun, heat, nutrient-rich soil, dahlia

How to get a tomato for organic growing:
Seeds, seedlings

Disadvantages of growing a tomato:
Usually cheaper to buy at the supermarket, can die cold (seasonal)

Tomato growing conditions:
Multiple / Medium Irrigation

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing tomatoes:
Full sun

Recommended date for planting a tomato:
End of winter / spring

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Pests of the tomato plant:
Aphids, colds, worms

Tomato pruning date:
All season

Tomato pruning:
Remove infected branches

Tomato plant size:
0.5-3 m

Tomato growth rate:
Rapid growth

You can grow a tomato at home:

You can also grow a tomato in a pot:

Flowering plant:
Tomato flowering date:
Spring summer

Tomato pollination is carried out by:
Bees, it is also possible manually

General information about the tomato flower:
A small yellow flower

Dilution of tomato blossom:
If strong thinning occurs it is advisable to check the irrigation and try to pollinate manually

Date of tomato yield:
Spring – summer – autumn

Pests in growing tomato fruit:
Aphids, fungi, rot

What can be done with quantities of tomato fruit?
Salad, sauces, baking, cooking, juice, cocktails

Work requirements on the tomato fruit:
Clean all the diseased leaves around it, take care to expose to the sun

How long does it take for the tomato to bear fruit?
1-4 months

Tomato ripening:
The tomato can be picked half-ripe and it will continue to ripen even when it is not attached to the plant

Plant varieties:
There are thousands of tomato varieties, only a few families of varieties are shown here.
The regular tomato – the tomato that is sold in the supermarket, relatively large round tomatoes and usually red
Date Tomato – Tomato in an elliptical shape, appearing in red, yellow
Pear Tomato – A pear-shaped tomato usually appears in red and yellow
Cherry Tomato – Israeli invention, small tomato large in inflorescences, relatively strong, appears in yellow and red
Heart Tomato – The most beautiful decorative tomato of all, red and in the shape of a heart, excellent for sauces
BeefSteak Tomato – are considered large tomatoes and can reach up to 1 kg. Appear in shape: round to shapeless. Fruit color: Appear in all colors

Red tomatoes – appear in all forms of tomatoes. You can find red tomatoes with potato leaves

Pink Tomato – Appears in varieties: Beef Steak Tomato. Fruit color: pink or pink with green or orange spots.
Green Tomato – Appears in varieties: Beef Steak Tomato, Plain Tomato. Date tomato. Fruit color: green, dark green / light striped green, yellowish green, green with some pink touches.
Blue Tomato – Appears in varieties: regular tomato, campari tomato. Fruit color: blue black red.

White Tomato – Appears in varieties: Beef Steak Tomato. Fruit color: white, white with some green or yellow.
Purple Tomato – Appears in varieties: Campari Tomato, Beef Steak Tomato, Plain Tomato, Date Tomato. The color of the fruit is red with a black-purple cover, shades of burgundy red with the addition of light purple to black or black-purple
Colored Tomatoes – Appear in the variety: Beef Steak Tomato Colored tomatoes are available in a variety of color hybrids, two or more colors: green, orange, purple, yellow, red, blue, pink, colored or white
Yellow Tomato – Appears in varieties: cherry tomato, Piff steak tomato, pear tomato. Fruit color: yellow, yellow-green, yellowish-white

Growing from seeds:

Sowing a tomato:
Sowing the tomatoes is simple, does not require effort, you can also just scatter the seeds and there is a chance that they will grow.

Preserving tomato seeds until sowing:
A cool, dry place

Tomato sowing date:
The end of winter

Sowing distance in tomato:
20-40 cm depending on the variety, in pots, sprouts

Depth of tomato sowing:
0.5 mm

Tomato sowing conditions:
Sun, temperature 20-25 degrees

Watering tomato seeds:
Reasonable watering

Tomato germination time:
1-14 days

Tomato germination conditions?
Humidity, temperature of about 20+ degrees

Latin Tomato:
Solanum lycopersicum

Is it worth growing a tomato:
It is recommended to grow a tomato variety if it is not sold in stores or for seasons when the price of the tomato has risen. There are tomatoes that can survive the winter, under the right conditions.

If you like tomatoes it is recommended to grow:

Goji, Sun Grape, Tamarillo, Pink Tomato, Green Tomato, Blue Tomato, White Tomato, Purple Tomato, Colorful Tomato, Yellow Tomato, BeefSteak Tomato, Tomato Tree

Vegetative reproduction:
How to perform vegetative reproduction in tomato:
Cutting, pond or aerial roots

Date of vegetative breeding for tomato growing:
All season, once there are enough strong branches one can start harvesting

Duration of root growth in vegetative growth in tomato:
Week to month

Through the treatment of vegetative reproduction in tomato:
Adding irrigation, moisture (optional

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