A breeder's work of art! 'Green Zebra' has excellent flavor and unique color—golden green with forest green stripes, developing a slight amber blush when ripe. The 2″–3″ tomatoes have very smooth skin essentially free of cracks. Provide support for vines that reach 6' or more. More heat and drought tolerant than other varieties.
Botanical Name: Solanum lycopersicum
Days to Maturity: 75 days from transplanting
Hardiness: Frost-sensitive annual
Plant Dimensions: Vines up to 6' or longer
Variety Information: 2″–3″ round, 3–5 oz. fruits, green with forest green stripes and a slight amber blush when fully mature.
Type: Indeterminate, Slicer (Learn more)
Attributes: Cold Tolerant
When to Sow Outside: For mild climates only: 1 to 2 weeks after your average last frost date, and when soil temperature is at least 60°F.
When to Start Inside: RECOMMENDED. 4 to 6 weeks before transplanting. Transplant when air temperature is 45°F or warmer, usually 1 to 2 weeks after your average last frost date. Ideal soil temperature for germination is 70°–90°F.
Days to Emerge: 5–10 days
Seed Depth: ¼”
Seed Spacing: A group of 3 seeds every 24″–36″
Row Spacing: 36″
Thinning: When 2″ tall, thin to 1 every 24″–36″
Harvesting: 'Green Zebra' tomatoes are at the peak of sun-ripened deliciousness when green with a light amber blush, and have a slight give when gently squeezed.
This packet yields approximately 20 plants when started inside. 25 seeds.