Peaceful Valley Certified Organic Tomato Green Zebra Seed Description
Lycopersicon lycopersicum Tender Annual
Indeterminate. Green Zebra's small, round yellow-green fruits have dark-green vertical stripes and emerald flesh. Vines produce up to 2 1/2" fruits which are tangy and well balanced. Developed in 1985 by an heirloom tomato breeder. Plants show some resistance to septoria leaf spot.
Did You Know? There are around 10,000 varieties of tomatoes in a rainbow of reds, yellows greens, purples, pinks and even white.
Soil temp 70-85°F
Planting depth 1/2"
Germination 6-12 days
Maturity 60 days
Soil and Water: Tomatoes love fertile soil rich in organic matter. Add plenty of compost prior to planting. Soil pH is preferred between 5.5-7.0. Soak the soil 4-6" deep at 7 day intervals.
Planting and Growing: Sow seeds in flats 6-8 weeks before the last frost and thin to 2" apart after the first true leaves appear. Before transplanting after the last frost, harden off the plants by placing them outdoors for a few hours to start, increasing the amount of time ach day until they are accustomed to a full day of sunlight.
Harvesting and Storage: Harvest when individual fruits give slightly under finger pressure; the shoulders may not have changed color yet.