Tomato Growing Guide

All you need to know to grow successfully!

Plant Family:
Solinacea
Plant Type:
Annual
Typical Season:
Warm season
Typical Zones Grown In:
2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12
Growing Difficulty:
Medium

Planting Guidelines

The following are general guides to follow. However, nothing is set in stone. Feel free to experiment!

How to Start:
When to Direct Sow:
When to Start Indoors:
March,April
Sprouting Time:
7-14 days
Soil Temperature (C):
10-30
Depth:
5mm- 1cm deep
Spacing (cm):
50-75cm
Row Spacing (cm):
100
Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Maturity Time:
60-62 days from transplant date
When To Harvest:
June,July,August,September
How to Harvest:
Pick tomatoes when red

Health Benefits

Growing your own food is one of the best things you can do for your health. Let’s check out some of the health benefits!

Is It Edible?
Yes
Edible Parts:
Fruit
Potential Health Benefits:
Nutrient Dense,Eye Health,Digestive System,Fights Diabetes,Skin Health,Cancer Fighting

Tips to Growing Organically

Growing without the use of pesticides and herbicides is easier than you may think and it’s better for the environment!

Companion Plants:
asparagus,Basil,Bean,Borage,Carrot,Celery,Chive,Collards,Cucumber,Garlic,Lettuce,Marigold,Mint,Nasturtium ,Onion,Parsley,Pepper
What Plants to Avoid:
Dill,Cabbage ,Kale,Broccoli,Cauliflower
Common Pests:
Flea Beetle
Common Disease:
Blossom End Rot
Bonus Grow Tips:
We've had lots of success with tomatoes in hydroponics, aquaponics, and even vertical systems. Tomatoes are fun to grow and provide a sufficient supply of tomatoes all summer long!

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