Permaculture companion plants for Tomato

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Asparagus Asparagus
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Asparagus
Moist
Prefers full sun, Tolerates partial shade
2-9
garden asparagus, sparrow grass
light (sandy), medium, heavy (clay)
4
3
Asparagaceae
1.5
2
Spargel
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Basil Basil
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Basil
Fast
Moist
Prefers full sun
5-10
Common Basil, Thai Basil, Tropical Basil
light (sandy), medium
4
3
Lamiaceae or Labiatae
0.5
0
Basilikum
Herbs
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Borage Borage
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Borage
Medium
Dry, Moist
Prefers full sun, Tolerates partial shade
6-9
Common borage, Cool-tankard, Tailwort, Starflower
light (sandy), medium, heavy (clay)
3
3
Boraginaceae
0.6
3
Borretsch
60cm
5-15 days
Direct sow early spring when temperatures reach 21°C (70°F). Best sown directly, as borage develops a delicate taproot.
Doesn't transplant well due to long taproot.
21°C (70°F)
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Carrot Carrot
Moist
Prefers full sun
3-10
light (sandy), medium, heavy (clay)
5
3
Apiaceae or Umbelliferae
1.2
4
Möhre, Karotte
#### Links [Carrot @ Plants For A Future](https://pfaf.org/User/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Daucus carota sativus) Show

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Celery Celery
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Celery
Moist
Tolerates partial shade
5-9
Ajwain-ka-patta (Indian)
light (sandy), medium, heavy (clay)
3
3
Apiaceae or Umbelliferae
0.6
0
Sellerie
Herbs
#### Links [Celery @ Plants For A Future](https://pfaf.org/User/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Apium graveolens) Show

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Chives Chives
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chives
Medium
Moist
Prefers full sun, Tolerates partial shade
3-12
Herbs
Wild chives, Flowering Onion
light (sandy), medium, heavy (clay)
5
2
Alliaceae
0.3
3
Chives are a bulb-forming herbaceous perennial plant, growing to 30–50 cm (12–20 in) tall. The bulbs are slender, conical, 2–3 cm (3⁄4–1 1⁄4 in) long and 1 cm (1⁄2 in) broad, and grow in dense clusters from the roots. The scapes (or stems) are hollow and tubular, up to 50 cm (20 in) long and 2–3 mm (1⁄16–1⁄8 in) across, with a soft texture, although, prior to the emergence of a flower, they may appear stiffer than usual. The grass-like leaves, which are shorter than the scapes, are also hollow and tubular, or terete, (round in cross-section) which distinguishes it at a glance from garlic chives (Allium tuberosum). The flowers are pale purple, and star-shaped with six petals, 1–2 cm (1⁄2–3⁄4 in) wide, and produced in a dense inflorescence of 10-30 together; before opening, the inflorescence is surrounded by a papery bract. The seeds are produced in a small, three-valved capsule, maturing in summer. The herb flowers from April to May in the southern parts of its habitat zones and in June in the northern parts. #### Links [Chives @ Plants For A Future](https://pfaf.org/User/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Allium schoenoprasum) Show

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Dill Dill
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dill
Medium
Moist
Prefers full sun
2-11
light (sandy), medium
4
3
Apiaceae or Umbelliferae
0.8
2
Herbs
Dill
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Marigold Marigold
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Calendula_officinalis
Medium
Moist
Prefers full sun, Tolerates partial shade
2-11
Pot Marigold, Common Marigold, Scotch Marigold, Ruddles
light (sandy), medium, heavy (clay)
3
5
Asteraceae or Compositae
0.6
4
Ringelblume
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Gooseberry Gooseberry
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ribes_uva-crispa
Medium
Moist
Prefers full sun, Tolerates partial shade
4-8
Shrubs
European gooseberry, American gooseberry, Cu li, Egres, Fuge, Gigadze, Groseille a maquareau, Groseillier, Grosella blanca, Grosellero, Kikerberi, Kryhovnik, Maru suguri, Stachelbeere, Uva spina
light (sandy), medium, heavy (clay)
5
1
Grossulariaceae
1.2
2
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Common Grape Vine Common Grape Vine
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vitis_vinifera
Fast
Dry, Moist
Prefers full sun, Tolerates partial shade
6-10
Vines
Wine grape, Purpleleaf Grape, Common Grape, Angur, Diva loza, Grozde yagorida, Tumpeang ba'y chu, Uva, Vid, Vigne, Vino, Weinrebe, aanab, ainab, aitoviiniköynnös, lehti, angoor, angur, blad från vinranka, bortermo szolo levél, cognac oil, common grape vine, dakh, darakh, drakh, draksa, draksh, draksha, draksha kottai, draksha pondu, drakshai, drakya, dry grapes, drak?a (fruit), european grape, feuille de vigne rouge, folha de videira, frunze de vita-de-vie, gostani, gostoni, grape, grape seeds oligomeric proanthocyanidins, grape vine, grapevine, grapevine leaf, kashmish, kishmish, kottai drakshai, lambrusca, lambrusque, lie de vin, list vinica, list vinske trte, lisc winorosli wlasciwej, maneka, maweez munaqqa, maweezak kohi, munaca, munaqqa, munkka, munthringya, m?dvika, parra, raisins, rote weinrebenblätter, rød vinranke, blad, tikruju vynmedžiu lapai, vid, hoja de, vigne, vigne rouge, vigne vinifère, viinapuu lehed, vinblad, vine, vinho, vino, vite, foglia, vitis vinifera, flos, vitis viniferae folium, vínviðarlauf, weinrebe, werqa tad-dielja, wijnstokblad, wine, wine grape, zabeeb-ul-jabal, cervený list vinné révy, ista vinkoka lapas
light (sandy), medium, heavy (clay)
5
2
Vitaceae
15.0
2
Weintraube
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Marjoram Marjoram
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marjoram
Dry, Moist
Prefers full sun, Tolerates partial shade
6-9
light (sandy), medium, heavy (clay)
3
3
Lamiaceae or Labiatae
0.6
3
Majoran
Herbs
#### Links [Marjoram @ Plants For A Future](https://pfaf.org/User/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Origanum majorana) Show

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Nasturtium Nasturtium
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tropaeolum_majus
Fast
Moist
Prefers full sun
6-11
Herbs
Tropaeolum, Indian Cress
light (sandy), medium
4
3
Tropaeolaceae
3.5
Große Kapuzinerkresse
15cm
7-12 days
Direct sow from 1 week after last frost, to late spring.
Sow indoors 2-4 weeks before last frost.
12-18°C (55-65°F)
Trap crop for aphids, and deters whiteflies, cucumer beetles, and attract predatory insects.
Flowering plant on the ground. Can be grown annual or perennial #### Links [Nasturtium @ Plants For A Future](https://pfaf.org/User/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Tropaeolum majus) [Nasturtium @ West Coast Seeds](https://www.westcoastseeds.com/products/jewel-mix ) Show

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Onion Onion
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Onion
Moist
Prefers full sun
3-9
Herbs
Garden onion
light (sandy), medium
5
3
Alliaceae
0.6
3
Zwiebel
While the Onion is a biennial/ perennial plant, it is mostly grown annually for it's edible leaves and bulbs. Shallot is a popular and well-known variety #### Links [Onion @ Plants For A Future](https://pfaf.org/User/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Allium cepa) Show

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Parsley Parsley
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Parsley
Medium
Moist
Prefers full sun, Tolerates partial shade
light (sandy), medium, heavy (clay)
4
4
Apiaceae or Umbelliferae
0.6
3
Petersilie
Herbs
5-8
#### Links [Parsley @ Plants For A Future](https://pfaf.org/User/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Petroselinum crispum) [Parsley @ Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Parsley) Show

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Parsnip Parsnip
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Parsnip
true
Moist
Prefers full sun, Tolerates partial shade
4-8
Wild parsnip
light (sandy), medium, heavy (clay)
4
1
Apiaceae or Umbelliferae
1.0
2
Pastinake
Roots
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Broccoli Broccoli
Moist
Prefers full sun, Tolerates partial shade
2-11
light (sandy), medium, heavy (clay)
5
0
Brassicaceae or Cruciferae
0.9
2
Brokkoli
Annual green vegetable plant. Head and stalk is edible. #### Links [Broccoli @ Plants For A Future](https://pfaf.org/User/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Brassica oleracea italica) Show

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Rose Rose
Shrubs
Prefers full sun, Tolerates partial shade
2
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Bell pepper Bell pepper
Medium
Moist
Prefers full sun
10-11
Cayenne Pepper, Chili Pepper, Christmas Pepper, Red Pepper, Ornamental Chili Pepper
light (sandy), medium, heavy (clay)
4
3
Solanaceae
1.0
2
Paprika, Gemüsepaprika
#### Links [Bell pepper @ Plants For A Future](https://pfaf.org/User/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Capsicum annuum) Show

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Jalapeño Chili Jalapeño Chili
Jalapeño
Can be eaten green. Show

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Habanero Habanero
The habanero is a hot variety of chili pepper. Unripe habaneros are green, and they color as they mature. The most common color variants are orange and red, but the fruit may also be white, brown, yellow, green, or purple. Typically, a ripe habanero is 2–6 cm (0.8–2.4 in) long. Habanero chilis are very hot, rated 100,000–350,000 on the Scoville scale. The habanero's heat, flavor and floral aroma make it a popular ingredient in hot sauces and other spicy foods. Show

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Peruvian Rocoto Peruvian Rocoto
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Capsicum_pubescens
Moist
Prefers full sun
8-11
Rocoto
light (sandy), medium, heavy (clay)
3
3
Solanaceae
3.0
0
Rocoto Chili, Baumchili
#### Links [Peruvian Rocoto @ Plants For A Future](https://pfaf.org/User/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Capsicum pubescens) Show

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Garlic Garlic
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Garlic
Dry, Moist
Prefers full sun
7-10
Herbs
Cultivated garlic
light (sandy), medium
5
5
Alliaceae
0.6
4
Knoblauch
plants: 4-8inches / 10-20cm, rows: 9-12inches / 23-30cm
Garlic is a perennial flowering plant growing from a bulb. It is pollinated by bees, butterflies, moths, and other insects. #### Links [Garlic @ Plants For A Future](https://pfaf.org/User/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Allium sativum) Show

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Kale Kale
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kale
Moist
Prefers full sun, Tolerates partial shade
light (sandy), medium, heavy (clay)
4
0
Brassicaceae or Cruciferae
0.9
5-10
0
Herbs
Kale (/keɪl/), or leaf cabbage, belongs to a group of cabbage (Brassica oleracea) cultivars grown for their edible leaves, although some are used as ornamentals. Kale plants have green or purple leaves, and the central leaves do not form a head (as with headed cabbage). Kales are considered to be closer to wild cabbage than most of the many domesticated forms of Brassica oleracea. #### Links [Kale @ Plants For A Future](https://pfaf.org/User/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Brassica oleracea acephala) Show

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Cauliflower Cauliflower
Moist
Prefers full sun, Tolerates partial shade
3-10
light (sandy), medium, heavy (clay)
4
0
Brassicaceae or Cruciferae
0.8
3
Blumenkohl
Annual plant reproduced by seed. #### Links [Cauliflower @ Plants For A Future](https://pfaf.org/User/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Brassica oleracea botrytis) Show

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Stinging Nettle Stinging Nettle
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Urtica_dioica
true
Fast
Moist
Prefers full sun, Tolerates partial shade
3-10
California nettle, Achoka, Bichhu booti, Bichhua, Bichua, Chichru, Irhawurhawu, Kopriva, Korvenoges, Krapiva, Noges, Patle sishnu, Pokrzywa, Polo, Raudnoges, Sishnu, Sisnu, Tall nettle, Zara, Zastisod, Zocha, american stinging nettle, brandnetelwortel, brennessel, brennesselblätter, brennesselwurzel, brennnesselwurzel, brännässelrot, brännässla, brännässleblad, brændenælderod, california nettle, chalkan, chayan oot, chhoku, chichicaste, chule, chutle, common nettle, common stinging nettle for homoeopathic preparations, csalángyökér, csalánlevé, dhyo, european nettle, european stinging nettle, folia urticae, gazanda, gazaneh, gazgazuk, giant nettle, grande ortie, great nettle, greater nettle, grosse brennessel, große brennessel, gherq il-hurrieq, haarnesselwurzel, hanfnesselwurzel, hhurrayq, horeig, hyo, jhaduk, kajyang, kichitki oot, kopriva, koprivový koren, korenina koprive, korzen pokrzywy, krapiva dvudomnaya, nelau, neslerot, nesselwurzel, nettle, nettle herb, nettle leaf, nettle root, nettle stinging, nhyakan, nokkonen, juuri, nõgesejuur, natru saknes, ortica, ortica maschio, ortica radice, ortie, ortie (feuille d’), ortie (racine d'), ortie brulante, ortie dioïque, ortiga, ortiga mayor, hoja, raíz de, pokrzywa, polo, pulu, prhlavový koren, qurrays, racine d'ortie, radix urticae, raiz de ortiga, radacina de urzica, satu, sikya, sisna, sisnu, slender nettle, stinging nettle, stinging nettle herb, syak, tall nettle, tsuknida, urtica dioica, urtica dioica ad praeparationes homoeopathicas, urticae folium, urticae herba, urticae radix, urtiga, raiz, urtiga-maior, urtiga-mansa, urtiga-vermelha, urtigão, yi zhu qian ma, za-chhag, zwa, zwyczajna, isirgan
light (sandy), medium, heavy (clay)
5
5
Urticaceae
1.2
4
Brennnessel
Herbs
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Eggplant Eggplant
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eggplant
Moist
Prefers full sun
8-11
Eggplant
light (sandy), medium, heavy (clay)
3
2
Solanaceae
1.0
0
Aubergine
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Okra Okra
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Okra
true
Moist
Prefers full sun
5-11
A-koto, Angu, Apala, Asowntem, Bakhua-mun, Bamia, Bandakka, Bendi, Bhindee, Bhindi, Binda, Bindi, Bondo, Cantarela, Derere rechipudzi, Derere, Dheras, Dherosh, Enmomi, Fetri, Gombaut, Gombo, Gumbo, Guro, Gusha, Hakuyot, Idelele, Ikhievbo, Ilasha, Ilo, Ka fei huang kui, Kacang bendi, Kaganh lender, Kandia, Kandjie, Kopi arab, Krachiap-mon, Kubewa, Lafeu, Lieka, Loka, Maana, Ma-lontho, Mesta, Muomi, Miagorro, Nathando, Nkruma, Obori, Ochro, Okworu, Okwulu, Otigo-iwoka, Pahari bendi, Pingpesi, Poot barang, Pui, Quiabo, Quimbambo, Saluyot a bunga, Sayur bendi, Taku, Uisul hme, Vandakai, Vandikkai, Vendal, Wayika, You-padi
light (sandy), medium, heavy (clay)
4
3
Malvaceae
1.0
2
Herbs
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Oregano Oregano
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oregano
Medium
Dry, Moist
Prefers full sun, Tolerates partial shade
4-10
Pot Marjoram
light (sandy), medium, heavy (clay)
4
3
Lamiaceae or Labiatae
0.6
5
Herbs
#### Links [Oregano @ Plants For A Future](https://pfaf.org/User/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Origanum vulgare) Show

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Broad Bean Broad Bean
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vicia_faba
Fast
Moist
Prefers full sun, Tolerates partial shade
4-8
fava bean, faba bean, Broad bean, or faba bean Varieties with smaller, harder seeds that are fed to horses or other animals are called field bean, tic bean or tick bean Horse bean
light (sandy), medium, heavy (clay)
4
1
Fabaceae or Leguminosae
1.0
3
Ackerbohne
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Common bean Common bean
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phaseolus_vulgaris
Moist
Prefers full sun
2-11
pole bean, climbing bean, french bean, bush bean, dwarf bean, Kidney bean
light (sandy), medium, heavy (clay)
3
2
Fabaceae or Leguminosae
2.0
2
Stangenbohne
Vines
This entry describes all varieties of the common bean. This includes vining and bush/darf varities. The common bean is an annual plant and includes a lot of varieties with a different names depending on their style of growths (see alternate names). These include the kidney bean, the navy bean, the pinto bean, the french bean and the wax bean #### Links [Common bean (climbing/pole) @ Plants For A Future](https://pfaf.org/User/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Phaseolus vulgaris) Show

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White Mustard White Mustard
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/White_mustard
Fast
Moist
Prefers full sun, Tolerates partial shade
5-9
light (sandy), medium, heavy (clay)
3
3
Brassicaceae or Cruciferae
0.6
0
Weißer Senf
#### Links [White Mustard @ Plants For A Future](https://pfaf.org/User/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Sinapis alba) Show

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Coriander Coriander
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coriander
Dry, Moist
Prefers full sun, Tolerates partial shade
2-11
Cilantro, chinese parsley, dhania
light (sandy), medium
4
4
Apiaceae or Umbelliferae
0.5
Koriander
Herbs
45-60
5cm
5-10 days
Direct sow in early spring after risk of frost.
Avoid transplanting, as cilantro is quick to bolt under any stress.
15°C (60°F)
Repels aphids, potato beetles, spider mites.
Annual herb where all parts are edible. #### Links [Coriander @ Plants For A Future](https://pfaf.org/User/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Coriandrum sativum) [Coriander @ West Coast Seeds](https://www.westcoastseeds.com/products/santo-organic) Show

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Sage Sage
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Salvia_officinalis
Medium
Dry, Moist
Prefers full sun
3-11
Herbs
Kitchen sage, Small Leaf Sage, Garden Sage, Adacayi, Broadleaf sage, Ching-chieh, Common sage, Echter salbei, Mariyamiya, Sa er wei ya, Salbei, Salie, Salva, Salvia, Sauge commune, Sauge officinale, Sauge, Shalfey, True sage
light (sandy), medium
4
5
Lamiaceae or Labiatae
0.6
5
Salbei
In humid zones above 9 it might be only possible to grow as an annual. #### Links [Sage @ Plants For A Future](https://pfaf.org/User/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Salvia officinalis) Show

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Nana spearmint Nana spearmint
Nana-Minze
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Thyme Thyme
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thymus_vulgaris
Medium
Dry, Moist
Prefers full sun
5-11
Herbs
Garden thyme, Wild Thyme, Samon-phyu, Timo, Tomillo, Thym, Common thyme, German thyme, Thyme
light (sandy), medium
4
3
Lamiaceae or Labiatae
0.2
5
Thymian
True
False
True
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Black walnut Black walnut
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Juglans_nigra
Fast
Moist
Prefers full sun
4-9
Tall trees
light (sandy), medium, heavy (clay)
3
3
Juglandaceae
30.0
4
Schwarznuss
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