How to Grow Tomatoes

Tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum) can be grown throughout the year. You can start harvesting tomato fruits 8 – 9 weeks after transplanting. One tomato plant can yield 4 – 6 kg (10 – 15 lbs.) of fruits.

Tomato belongs to the Solanaceae family. Other crops belonging to this family include pepper and melongene.

Tomatoes are high in vitamins A and C and lycopene.

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