Tomato (Solanum lycopersicum 'V 121') in the Tomatoes Database

Botanical names:
Solanum lycopersicum Accepted
Lycopersicon lycopersicum Synonym

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
Cooked
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.

Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
What Are You Planning For 2020? by Deeby Dec 15, 2019 3:29 PM 156
Garden Highlights 2019 by NickyNick Sep 2, 2019 11:10 PM 0
Please ID by BeKind Jul 28, 2019 2:25 PM 7
2019 Tomato Thread by ElPolloDiablo Dec 5, 2019 5:56 PM 1,397
Some kind of nightshade? by JHeirloomSeeds Sep 26, 2018 4:43 PM 8
Name of vine or weeds? by Kathymtucker Aug 13, 2018 8:51 AM 9
Identification help requested by Ababagoobie May 1, 2018 7:18 AM 4
Need help identifying- PA by xIrisx Oct 11, 2017 8:15 PM 3
Plant I'd? by Toni May 20, 2017 6:53 AM 7
Tomato Flame, Old Flame, Olympic Flame by Danita Jan 25, 2016 2:26 PM 4

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