Tomato ‘Green Zebra’

Lycopersicon esculentum
SOLANACEAE, The Potato family

Originally uploaded by mulysa_may

Yum! They are finally ripe. How do you know when a green tomato is ready to pick? With this variety, wait until the background color is gold and they give slightly when gently squeezed. These are the best in salad, and make a beautiful caprese when alternated with gold and red tomatoes.

I picked some Green Zebras for the Tomato Tasting festival in Lake Oswego this Saturday.

About Mulysa

I love my work as a landscape designer and artist. When I'm not planning homesteads or working in the studio, you'll find me hiking, photographing, gardening, baking, cooking vegetarian meals with friends, reading and working on sustainability issues...with my baby on my hip in Portland, Oregon.
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