Tomato (Solanum lycopersicum 'Indigo Kumquat') in the Tomatoes Database

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.
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.
Suitable as Annual
Edible Parts:Fruit
Eating Methods:Raw
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
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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Date: 2013-11-06 Courtesy Harris Seeds
By vic
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Posted by Bonehead (PNW - Zone 8b) on Aug 11, 2017 1:43 PM

Yikes. These tomatoes just look 'wrong' to me, like well on their way to rotting (I assume that is not the case). Hopefully they taste better than they look? Curious to hear how they produce and what they taste like, and more importantly, what draws your interest to them.

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