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Solanum lycopersicum Heirlooms & Cool Moderns


We carry a wide range of at least 30 different heirloom and interesting modern tomatoes as starter plants in four inch pots every May. They are best grown in the hottest, sunniest spot in containers or the garden. Rich soils are preferred for best harvest. Each September you can also experience tomatoes at our annual Heirloom Tomato Festival.

Common Name: Tomato

Family: Solanaceae (The Deadly Nightshade Family)

Zone Hardiness:

Light: Full Sun

Height: 2-4'

Width: 2-3'

Primary Bloom Colour: Yellow

Secondary Bloom Colour:

Class: Annual

Type: Tender

Bloom Time:

Soil Moisture: Average

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: No

Berries: Yes

Berries: Red

Benefits: Bees

Deer Resistant: Unknown

BC Native: No

Native Habitat:


Geogrpahical Origin: Americas - Central and South America

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