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Verti-Gro® Vertical Tomato Production:

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About the Tomato: Tomatoes are also commonly classified as determinate or indeterminate varieties. Determinate, or bush, types bear a full crop all at once and top off at a specific height; they are often good choices for container growing. Indeterminate varieties develop into vines that never top off and continue producing until killed by frost. They are preferred by home growers and local-market farmers who want ripe fruit throughout the season. The majority of heirloom tomatoes are indeterminate, although some determinate heirlooms exist. Tomatoes grow well with seven hours of sunlight a day.

Nutritional Benefits: Rich in Vitamins and Antioxidants. Tomatoes contain the carotene lycopene, one of the most powerful natural antioxidants. In some studies, lycopene, especially in cooked tomatoes, has been found to help prevent prostate cancer, but other research contradicts this claim. Lycopene has also been shown to improve the skin's ability to protect against harmful UV rays.