Ella's Garden Plants from A to Z: Lycopersicon lycopersicum, Grub's Mystery Green, tomato

Common Name: tomato

Genus: Lycopersicon

Species: lycopersicum

Cultivar or Variety: Grub's Mystery Green

Characteristics of Plant
From Grub Lockwood of Australia. Note there is also a RL plant, but the one accepted and generally grown is the PL version.

A green when ripe (GWR) tomato. Sweet and full of flavor it has a green center and green gel. For a GWR tomato, this one is excellent.

Plant produces fruit from 8-12 oz. This is a beefsteak type tomato and while most are oblate, they generally are irregular in shape. It doesn't detract from the flavor at all.

Of the GWR tomatoes I have tasted, I enjoyed this one the best.

Life Cycle

Zone Hardiness up to
Zone 3
Zone 4
Zone 5
Zone 6
Zone 7
Zone 8
Zone 9

Endangered Species


When to Sow Seed
Early Spring
Mid Spring
Late Spring
Early Summer

Germination Temperature
70-80 F

Seed Sowing Depth

Seed Needs Light to Germinate

Days to Germination
7-10 days

Sun Exposure
Full Sun

Plant Height
4 -6 feet

Plant Form

Nutritional Needs


Reproduces By
Stem Fragments

(Image by starlight1153)
"Grub's Mystery Green"
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"Grub's Mystery Green"
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