Plant Care: How to Grow Tree Tomato

Plant Type
Fruiting Shrub, Small Tree

Harvest Season
Summer-Fall

Mature Size
Up to 18 ft.

Soil & Moisture

Fertile, light, well-draining soil.

Needs plenty of water (especially in extreme heat) as large, soft leaves transpire moisture quickly and fruit needs regular watering to develop well.

Light Requirements
Full Sun, Part Shade

Self-Fertile

Growth Rate

Zone Hardiness
Outdoors 9-11 with frost protection; Patio/Greenhouse 4+

Propagation