Tomato (Licopersicum esculentum) is always in season. It has an assortment of shapes. There are rounded, flat rounded, and oval. The skin color also varies. From yellow to orange and red. The flesh is thin, contains a lot of water, and has a sour taste. There are more than 7,500 types of tomatoes. However, in general a tomato can be distinguished by their shape and size.
– Globe tomato
Having a uniform spherical shape with a size that is not too large. It tastes not too acidic. Often used in main meals, salads, sandwiches, and burgers. Because always cut or sliced when cultivate, this tomato type is often referred to as a slicing tomato.
– Beef tomato
Americans call it beefsteak tomato because of the flesh is thick. It is the largest tomato types. Weight per piece is about 500 grams or more. Its spherical shape is not smooth, there are even irregular. It has thin skin and has a lot of space seeds.