Data specific to Tomatoes (Edit)
Heredity: Open Pollinated
Skin Color: White
Flesh Color: White
Fruit Shape: Beefsteak
Fruit Size: Large
Fruit Weight: 12 oz.
Leaf Type: Regular-Leaf
Tomato Plant Height: 7 feet
Best Uses: Slicing
Growth Mode: Indeterminate
Earliness: Late
Country: USA

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

Comments:
  • Posted by robertduval14 (Milford, New Hampshire - Zone 5b) on Dec 10, 2013 3:08 PM concerning plant:
    Grew this heirloom cultivar for the first time during the 2013 growing season. Large indeterminate vine, but production was fairly low. The tomatoes produced were of a nice size and heavy. Even, pale yellow coloration throughout. Taste was good but not great. Probably won't go this route again, but would recommend it to those who may be interested in trying it.
  • Posted by farmerdill (Augusta Georgia - Zone 8a) on Sep 3, 2013 2:54 PM concerning plant:
    A pale yellow beefsteak that performs reasonably well. Size is comparable to Golden Ponderosa but lower yield and less taste. Large indeterminate vine.
Plant Events from our members
lovesblooms On April 20, 2015 Seeds germinated
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winter sown
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antsinmypants On March 17, 2022 Plant emerged
2 seedlings emerged.
antsinmypants On March 16, 2022 Plant emerged
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antsinmypants On March 13, 2022 Seeds sown
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