Tomato (Solanum lycopersicum 'Orange-1') in the Tomatoes Database

Also sold as:
Orange 1

Data specific to Tomatoes (Edit)
Heredity: Open Pollinated
Skin Color: Orange
Flesh Color: Orange
Fruit Shape: Round
Fruit Size: Medium
Fruit Weight: 4-5 oz.
Leaf Type: Regular-Leaf
Tomato Plant Height: 4 feet
Best Uses: Slicing
Growth Mode: Semi-determinate
Earliness: Early
Days to Maturity: 65-70
Physiological Resistance: Heat
History: Belarusian variety bred by the Belarusian Research Institute of Vegetable Gardening, sent to US from Andrey of Belarus.

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.

Image used courtesy of the Victory Seed Company

The Top 25 Tomatoes and Peppers, Selected by ATP MembersThe Top 25 Tomatoes and Peppers, Selected by ATP Members
March 1, 2014

It's the week we've all been waiting for! Let's open Tomatoes and Peppers week with a look at the most popular varieties, as determined by the number of individuals who have posted comments and photos to the entries in our database.

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Location: Victory Seed Company - Liberal, ORImage used courtesy of the Victory Seed Company
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Which tomato varieties are doing well and which are doing terribly for you? by repentantslide Oct 22, 2019 10:19 AM 137
What Tomatoes Are You Growing this Year? by Paul2032 Jul 11, 2019 2:43 PM 29
I am trying to identify this plant by ChilliPlantz Feb 1, 2019 12:17 AM 6
Happy dance! I got stilt roots!!!!! by Gina1960 Dec 22, 2018 3:06 PM 13
Chicagoland annual garden swap 2018 by oerickson Aug 28, 2018 7:35 PM 310
2017 Northest Veggie Gardening by Newyorkrita Jan 18, 2018 8:32 AM 330
2017 Vegetable Gardening by Newyorkrita Feb 26, 2018 7:49 PM 2,789
2016 Northeast Veggie Gardens by robertduval14 Dec 6, 2016 6:01 PM 1,036
HAVE seeds to TRADE (EU or elsewhere) by fixpix Sep 21, 2012 3:48 AM 0
Maybe some tomato-specific fields like "Determinate"? by RickCorey Jun 1, 2012 5:01 PM 38

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