Tomatoes are not only the tastemakers for a lot of recipes but also are rich in the health benefits they provide. They keep a check on sodium levels and maintain blood pressure. Toss tomatoes in your salad or make a dish out of it, it always tastes great.
Level of difficulty to grow:
Days to maturity: 60-65 Days
Plant spacing: 24 x 24 inches apart
Light Requirement: Expose the plants to full sun during the day.
Soil Requirement: Tomato requires well-drained, light, and nutrient-rich soil.
Water Requirement: Keeping the soil moist at all times is vital. Sprinkle water once in two days or every day if the surface feels dry.
Harvesting: Once the plant starts fruiting, the fully ripe tomato will be softer than the unripe ones. You can plunk out the ripening tomatoes. Ripeness also varies with each variety of tomato but most tomatoes will be ready for harvest
Important Gardening Tip: Transplanting can be done once the plants sprout up to 3 inches.