The Baylor Paste Solanum lycopersicum. Red 3-4 oz egg shaped fruits on indeterminate vines, productive and long lasting.
Baylor Paste Solanum lycopersicum
The tomato is the edible, red fruit of Solanum lycopersicum. Commonly known as a tomato plant, which belongs to the nightshade family, Solanaceae.
The species originated in Central and South America. The Nahuatl word tomatl gave rise to the Spanish word “tomate”. Which is from which the English word tomato originates.
Numerous varieties of tomato are widely grown in temperate climates across the world. With greenhouses allowing its production throughout the year and in cooler areas. The plants typically grow to 3–10 ft in height. Also they have a weak stem that often sprawls over the ground and vines over other plants. It is a perennial in its native habitat and grown as an annual in temperate climates. An average common tomato weighs approximately 4 oz.
Its use as a food originated in Mexico. It spread throughout the world following the Spanish colonization of the Americas. Tomato is consumed in diverse ways, including raw. It is used as an ingredient in many dishes, sauces, salads, and drinks. While tomatoes are botanically berry-type fruits, they are considered culinary vegetables.