Vegetables
Country of Origin: Peru, Ecuador

Data specific to Tomatoes (Edit)
Heredity: Open Pollinated
Skin Color: Pink
Flesh Color: Pink
Fruit Shape: Round
Fruit Size: Tiny/Currant
Leaf Type: Regular-Leaf
Best Uses: Salad
Snacking
Growth Mode: Indeterminate
Earliness: Mid-season
Days to Maturity: 80
Physiological Resistance: Heat
Miscellaneous: Heirloom
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.
Child plants: one child plant

Victory Seed Company sells seeds of 'Everglades'.

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Common names
  • Tomato
Also sold as:
  • Wild Florida Everglades
  • Everglades Wild

Photo Gallery
Location: Saint Johns, FL
Date: 2023-06-29
Location: Victory Seed Company - Liberal, OR
Image used with permission of the Victory Seed Company.
Location: Victory Seed Company - Liberal, OR
Image used with permission of the Victory Seed Company.
Location: Lake Wales, FL
Date: 2016-12-08
At Bok Tower Gardens
Location: Lake Wales, FL
Date: 2016-12-08
At Bok Tower Gardens
Location: Lake Wales, FL
Date: 2016-12-08
At Bok Tower Gardens
Uploaded by WKGarden
Location: Victory Seed Company - Liberal, OR
Image used with permission of the Victory Seed Company.
Plant Events from our members
WKGarden On June 26, 2019 Transplanted
Transplanted from seed tray to small containers.
WKGarden On June 6, 2019 Seeds sown
dave On May 11, 2024 Harvested
first few fruits harvested
dave On March 13, 2024 Bloomed
An open flower on one of these. Lots of suckers and I'm pulling those off.
dave On March 1, 2024 Transplanted
Planted 5 of these into the metal stock tank. I have 5 more still in 4" pots and I'm not sure what to do with them. I might plant them in 5 gallon containers.
dave On February 11, 2024 Potted up
Put into 4" pots.
dave On January 28, 2024 Seeds germinated
dave On January 23, 2024 Seeds sown
dave On July 18, 2023 Seeds sown
dave On June 7, 2023 Harvested
Harvested a pint of fruits.
dave On April 12, 2023 Transplanted
Jon and I installed these at the farm in Sunset today.
dave On March 4, 2023 Potted up
Potted up 108 plants into 4" cells.
dave On February 13, 2023 Seeds germinated
dave On February 2, 2023 Seeds sown
Sowed 128 seeds.
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