Tomato 'Red Zebra'
Red Zebra is part of the Solanum genus and is a Tomato variety. Its scientific name is Solanum lycopersicum 'Red Zebra'. 'Red Zebra' is considered a OP (open polliated) cultivar.
This tomato occurred via a natural cross.
A type of Fruit, it mainly grows as an Annual plant - which means it typically only grows best for a single growing season. Red Zebra is known for growing to a height of approximately 1.20 metres (3.90 feet).
Open-pollinated, non-heirloom. Similar to Green Zebra in size and shape, but has red skin streaked with yellow. Regular leaf, globe shape.
United States is believed to be where Red Zebra originates from.
Red Zebra Tomato is normally fairly low maintenance and is normally quite easy to grow, as long as a level of basic care is provided throughout the year. Being aware of the basic soil, sun and water preferences will result in a happier and healthier plant.
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How to grow Tomato 'Red Zebra'
Growing Red Zebra from seed
By our calculations, you should look at sowing Red Zebra about 42 days before your last frost date.
Transplanting Red Zebra
Transplant out when around 15cm (6 inches) high.Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Red Zebra is a tender plant.
Harvesting Red Zebra
Tomato 'Red Zebra' information
How long does Red Zebra take to grow?
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Selected from off-type Green Zebra by Jeff Dawson of California, USA in the late 90s/early 2000s.
12 Nov 2011
This tom has not had any disease problems but has been very slow to crop and ripen so I think it not a suitable variety for my situation (containers, Z 8b). The taste is mediocre and the skins tough for eating raw. Almost all have been peeled and cooked
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