Tomato (Solanum lycopersicum 'Marglobe') in the Tomatoes Database

Botanical names:
Solanum lycopersicum Accepted
Lycopersicon lycopersicum Synonym

Data specific to Tomatoes (Edit)
Heredity: Open Pollinated
Skin Color: Red
Fruit Shape: Round
Fruit Size: Medium
Leaf Type: Regular-Leaf
Best Uses: Slicing
Canning
Growth Mode: Determinate
Earliness: Mid-season

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
Other: Medium size red globe.
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.
Parentage: Stabilized cross between: Marvel X Livingston's Globe
Child plants: 3 child plants

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Comments:
Posted by farmerdill (Augusta Georgia - Zone 8a) on Mar 9, 2014 2:57 PM

This was a favorite in the 30's and 40's. At that time there were many local canneries and this was the most popular tomato grown for sale to these canneries, as well as a favorite for home canning. It was superseded by the Rutgers, but it is a good round medium size red. Smooth and easy to peel. Did not use a lot of fertilizer in those days, so plants were bushy and manageable. Four feet in general. Lack of disease resistance did it in.

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Posted by RickCorey (Everett WA 98204 - Zone 8a) on May 25, 2012 11:14 PM

OP. Medium red globe. Mid-Season. Semi-determinate, 4'-6' vines. Regular leaf. F

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JessicaRobyn From May 10, 2016 to October 1, 2017 Plant Ended (Removed, Died, Discarded, etc)
This guy produced a few small tomatoes for us. They were pretty tasty and the color was nice, red and yellow swirled. We wish he would have produced more than he did.
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