Scientific name: Solanum lycopersicum
Common name: Tomato Plant
The tomato is the edible, often red fruit/berry of the nightshade Solanum lycopersicum, commonly known as a tomato plant. The species originated in the South American Andes and its use as a food originated in Mexico, and spread throughout the world following the Spanish colonization of the Americas. Its many varieties are now widely grown, sometimes in greenhouses in cooler climates.
The tomato is consumed in diverse ways, including raw, as an ingredient in many dishes, sauces, salads, and drinks. While it is botanically a fruit, it is considered a vegetable for culinary purposes, which has caused some confusion. The fruit is rich in lycopene, which may have beneficial health effects.
The tomato belongs to the nightshade family, Solanaceae. The plants typically grow to 1-3m (3-10ft) in height and have a weak stem that often sprawls over the ground and vines over other plants. It is a perennial in its native habitat, although often grown outdoors in temperate climates as an annual. An average common tomato weighs approximately 100 grams (4oz).
Reference made from Wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tomato
Light: Partial to full sunlight.
Water: Water when the soil feels dry to the touch.
Fertiliser: Feed with organic pellets fertiliser once a month.
Pot model: TC Conical Pot
Pot colour: Terracotta
Pot type: Clay pot
Pot size: Ø25cm x H22cm
Plant size: Vary in sizes
* Product photo shown is for reference only. Actual plant colour, type, size and arrangement may differ from photo.
* Plant may not come with any fruits or flower buds due to seasonal.