Tomato

Plant Details

Family:

Solanaceae

Common Name:

Tomato

Scientific Name:

Lycopersicum sculentum

Other details: 

A tomato is the edible, often red fruit from the plant Solanum lycopersicum, commenly know as tomato plant. Both the species and its use as a food originated in Mexico, and spread around the world following the Spanish colonization of the Americas. Its many varieties are now widely grown. The tomato is consumed in diverse ways: raw, as an ingredient in many dishes, sauces, salads, and drinks. The fruit is rich in lycopene, which may have beneficial health effects.

Plant Care

Bloom color:

White

Sun Exposure:
 No Sun 

Drought Tolerance:

WaterWaterWaterWater

Fertilization recommended for plants in Aruba:

     
Products recommended: Fertilizers:

Tomato plant food

Sustane medium

Organic choice

Blood meal

Bone meal

Insect & disease: Biological product
(Prod used by Fantastic Gardens)
OMRI
Conventional product
Mealybugs

Botanigard

Naturalyte 

Sevin
Aphids

Trilogy

M-pede

Imidacloprid