Tomato farming in Ghana

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By Samuel Ansah

Last Updated November 7, 2022

Vegetables in Ghana

Tomato farming falls among the high demanding vegetables in Ghana are high in nutrients and have a long shelf life. 70% of vegetables in Ghana are grown organically.

If you want to start growing vegetables for the Ghanaian market, export, or just for your own consumption, take a look at this list of vegetables in Ghana we’ve compiled for you.

Tomato farming in Ghana

Tomato farming in Ghana
Vegetables in Ghana

Tomato (Solanum Lycopersicum) farming at home is one profitable crop farming you can homestead. Tomato farming profit is imaginable amazing. A 1 kg of fresh tomato is worth US$ 2.65.

How to grow tomato step by step

  1. Nurse your seeds in a nursing box or piece of land.
  2. Observe a good seedling formation of the tomato.
  3. On the main site, prepare a planting bed with loose soil.
  4. Transfer the tomato seedlings when they grow tall between 2-3 inches.
  5. Irrigate the tomato plant day and night.
  6. Apply manure if the land lacks nutrients.
  7. Stake the tomato; support the tomato plant with sticks to enhance growth and fruiting.
  8. Start picking your tomato fruit between 60 to 100 days.
  9. Store tomato in a cool dry place.

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