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Solanum lycopersicum

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Green agate is part of the Solanum genus and is a Tomato variety. Its scientific name is Solanum lycopersicum 'Green agate'. 'Green agate' is considered a OP (open polliated) cultivar. Blooms appear in these approximate colours:   Yellow. The mature flowers are of a Single form. When ripe, fruit appear in these approximate colours:   Dark sea green.

Olive green cherry-type fruits weighing roughly one ounce each. Originating in China.

Another variety – same name – is green on the bottom, and yellow on the top, with stripes in between.

This variety is an Fruit that typically grows as an Annual/Perennial, which is defined as a plant that can matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of one year or more. Normally grows with a vine-like habit.

China is believed to be where Green agate originates from.

Green agate 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.

This variety plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Green agate have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Green agate

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Indeterminate variety, may do best with staking or caging.

Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Green agate is thought of as tender, so it is imperative to wait until temperatures are mild before planting out of doors.

Growing Green agate from seed

Start seeds indoors six weeks before last frost date.

Transplanting Green agate

Seedling will be ready to be transplanted at about 6-inches tall. Plant to the first set of leaves to promote strong roots.

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Green agate is a tender plant.

Harvesting Green agate

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