The official name of the tomato plant is the Solanum lycopersicum and it belongs to the nightshades family, Solanaceae. The species originated in South America and spread over the world after the European colonization of the Americas in the 16th century. The name tomato is derived from Aztec name for the fruit: tomatl. The tomato has a prominant place in the kitchen and can be used in various ways, from an ingredient for saw but it can also be eaten raw.

Prudac offers various tomato varieties which fit best in containers smaller than 17 cm  or 7". Key in the small container varieties is the ease of production of the tomato plant: no need for pruning or trimming. Additionally they quickly show an abundance of red, delicious fruit. 

Small container (<17 cm/7") tomatoes: