Material usesThere are no material uses listed for Lycopersicon peruvianum.
Medicinal uses(Warning!)There are no medicinal uses listed for Lycopersicon peruvianum.
Seed can also be sown in situ under a cloche at the end of April, though in a cool summer the results may be disappointing.The seedcoat may carry tomato mosaic virus. However, by sowing the seed 15mm deep the seedcoat will remain below the soil surface when the seed germinates and the disease will be inactivated.
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Plants are not frost-hardy. They can be grown outdoors in Britain as a spring-sown annual started off under glass in the spring. In cool wet summers the total yields are likely to be low[K].This species does not hybridize with L. esculentum.
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