Greenhouse Tomato

Greenhouse Tomato

Origin of the Andes. It belongs to the family Solanaceae and to the genus Lycopersicon.

Perennial plant of shrub, with short and weak main root and numerous and potent secondary roots, stem of 2-4 cm at its base, compound and imparipinnate leaf with dentate edge and covered with hairs, racemes and yellow inflorescences and the fruit is a bi-plurilocular berry.

It is the most widely spread vegetable in the world and the one with the highest economic value and the main producing countries are the United States, Turkey and China.