Tomato Varieties and Types

Tomato
Cross-section and full view of a hothouse (greenhouse-grown) tomato.
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Solanales
Family: Solanaceae
Genus: Solanum
Species: S. lycopersicum
Binomial name
Solanum lycopersicumL.

Tomato Varieties – Based  on Shape and Size

  • Slicing” or “globe”
  • Beefsteak tomatoes
  • Oxheart tomatoes
  • Plum tomatoes
  • Pear tomatoes
  • Cherry tomatoes
  • Grape tomatoes
  • Campari tomatoes

Cherry Tomatoes

Bangalore Tomatoes

Types of Tomato Plants

  • Heirloom tomatoes
  • Hybrid tomatoes
  •  Dwarf tomato
  • Paste tomatoes
  • Bush tomato
  • Vine tomatoes
  • Determinate
  • Indeterminate

Tomato Varieties in Sri Lanka