What is the tomato plant's scientific name?

Answer Solanum lycopersicum. The name was formerly Lycopersicon esculentum.

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What is the scientific name for the tomato plant?

The scientific name for the cultivated tomato is lycopersicon esculentum. While it is a botanical fruit and technically a berry, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled it a vegetable in Nix v. Hedden, 149 U.... Read More »

Scientific name of tomato plant?

What is the scientific name for vascular plants?

The scientific name for vascular plants is tracheophytes. By definition, these plants have a vascular system made up of xylem, for transporting water, and phloem, which are cells that transport the... Read More »

What Keeps Tomato Worms Off of Your Tomato Plants?

Many pests afflict tomato plants and confound gardeners, professional and amateur alike. Tomato worms are some of the most common and most destructive of these pests. Fortunately, they are easily c... Read More »