General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Vine
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 11 +4.4 °C (40 °F) to +7.2 °C (50 °F)
Plant Height: Varies greatly by species and cultivated variety.
Plant Spread: Varies greatly by species and cultivated variety.
Leaves: Other: Varies greatly by species and cultivated variety.
Fruit: Showy
Edible to birds
Fruiting Time: Other: Varies greatly by species and cultivated variety.
Flower Color: Yellow
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Other: Varies greatly by species and cultivated variety.
Uses: Vegetable
Suitable as Annual
Edible Parts: Fruit
Eating Methods: Raw
Resistances: Rabbit Resistant
Toxicity: Leaves are poisonous
Roots are poisonous
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Other info: Direct sowing into the garden not recommended. Sow seeds into sterile seed starting mix, 1/8"-1/4" deep, indoors, 6-8 weeks prior to last expected frost date. Optimal germination occurs in 7-14 days with constant moisture and soil temperatures of 75-90F.
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Pollinators: Self
Various insects
Containers: Preferred depth: Some tomato varieties, primarily dwarf and determinate varieties, are suitable for container gardening. Large, vining, indeterminate types can be grown in 5 gallon or larger containers but may require extra attention.

Common names
  • Tomato

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Location: Daytona Beach, Florida
Date: 2015-08-06
Store bought, not home grown by me.
  • Posted by plantladylin (Sebastian, Florida - Zone 10a) on Jun 19, 2015 1:31 PM concerning plant:
    I don't grow these but rather purchase them in small 10 oz. bags from a local supermarket. The label reads:
    "Authentic Mini San Marzano - The sweet taste of heaven on earth" and I totally agree! I've been a tomato lover my entire life and I think these are one of the sweetest and best tasting little tomatoes ever! They make a wonderful addition to salads but they don't usually last long enough around here because I find myself grabbing a handful, giving them a quick rinse and eating them (sometimes the entire bag at one sitting) before they can be used for anything else. Wonderful little tomato!

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