Data specific to Tomatoes (Edit)
Heredity: Open Pollinated
Skin Color: Yellow
Flesh Color: Yellow
Fruit Shape: Plum
Grape/Oval
Other: pear shape
Fruit Size: Grape
Cherry
Fruit Weight: 0.5 oz.
Leaf Type: Regular-Leaf
Tomato Plant Height: 7 feet
Best Uses: Salad
Snacking
Growth Mode: Indeterminate
Earliness: Extra-early
Early
Mid-season
Days to Maturity: 53
Miscellaneous: Suitable for patio
Comments by NJ Ag Exp St.: interesting clusters of flowers

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Vine
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 11 +4.4 °C (40 °F) to +7.2 °C (50 °F)
Plant Height: Varies greatly by species and cultivated variety.
Plant Spread: Varies greatly by species and cultivated variety.
Leaves: Other: Varies greatly by species and cultivated variety.
Fruit: Showy
Edible to birds
Fruiting Time: Other: Varies greatly by species and cultivated variety.
Flower Color: Yellow
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Other: Varies greatly by species and cultivated variety.
Uses: Vegetable
Suitable as Annual
Edible Parts: Fruit
Eating Methods: Raw
Cooked
Resistances: Rabbit Resistant
Toxicity: Leaves are poisonous
Roots are poisonous
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Other info: Direct sowing into the garden not recommended. Sow seeds into sterile seed starting mix, 1/8"-1/4" deep, indoors, 6-8 weeks prior to last expected frost date. Optimal germination occurs in 7-14 days with constant moisture and soil temperatures of 75-90F.
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Pollinators: Self
Various insects
Containers: Preferred depth: Some tomato varieties, primarily dwarf and determinate varieties, are suitable for container gardening. Large, vining, indeterminate types can be grown in 5 gallon or larger containers but may require extra attention.

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Common names
  • Tomato
Botanical names
  • Accepted: Solanum lycopersicum
  • Synonym: Lycopersicon lycopersicum

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Comments:
  • Posted by RickCorey (Everett WA 98204 - Zone 8a) on Jun 1, 2012 5:24 PM concerning plant:
    High yielding extra-early yellow grape. Sometimes pear-shaped.
    Suitable for containers.
    Long life on or off the vine - pick a truss of 75 and keep it for a while.
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