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Solanum lycoperiscum First Prize

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Solanum lycoperiscum First Prize Tomato,
Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Citrus & Fruit, Climbers, Shrubs Climbing / Twining, Shrub Like

Small evergreen shrub with dark-green leaves and white star-like flowers in Spring followed by clusters of edible round red fruit commonly know as Tomatoes. Fruit flesh is red and juicy. Great for eating fresh, grilling or sauteing. Harvest fruit from mid-Summer. First Prize is a disease resistant variety with large globe-shaped red fruit. Grows approx. 1.8m tall x 50cm wide.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
60cm-1m 60cm-1m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun Loam, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Climber / Creeper, Courtyard, Edible Garden, Mass Planting, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Black Spot, Caterpillars, Snails And Slugs

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Liquid feed, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Solanceae Asia

Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: White
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring
Fruit: Yes

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Fast
Maintenance Level: Medium
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Low
Frost: Tender
Wind: Medium / Moderate