Tomato, Green Zebra
- Round fruits grow to 1-3 inches
- Olive yellow skin with green stripes
- Sweet zingy flavor
- Very productive
- Indeterminate - Fruit ripens throughout the season
- 75-80 days from transplant
Tomato, Green Zebra Description
Bred by SSE member Thomas Wagner of Tater Mater Seeds and introduced in 1983. Olive yellow 1½ - 2½" fruits with deep green zebra stripes. Sweet zingy flavor. Very productive plants. Indeterminate, 75-80 days from transplant.
Learn to Grow it
You should start plants indoors 4-6 weeks before the last frost date for transplanting them into the garden. Plant them outdoors 2-4 weeks after your last expected frost.
Plant your seeds 1/4-1/2 in. deep in soil trays or pots. Transfer them to 3-4 in. pots when their true leaves appear. When transplanting, bury seedlings up the stems up to their leaves.
Make sure that your soil is well fertilized as this crop is a heavy feeder and takes a lot of nutrients from the soil. Consider adding compost to the soil the year before you plant.
These plants prefer warm weather and soil so they should be grown when temperatures are over 68 degrees F. You should avoid watering them from above as damp leaves may be susceptible to disease.