Tomato (Solanum lycopersicum 'Pearls of Wisdom') in the Tomatoes Database

Data specific to Tomatoes (Edit)
Heredity: Open Pollinated
Skin Color: Striped
Flesh Color: Black
Fruit Shape: Plum
Pointed
Fruit Size: Medium
Fruit Weight: 3-7oz
Leaf Type: Regular-Leaf
Best Uses: Slicing
Cooking
Growth Mode: Indeterminate
Earliness: Mid-season
History: A stabilized selection, of 1 of the segregation lines from a cross (Kozula 130) made by Anna Kozula, a well-known tomato breeder in Poland. Seeds of unstable Kozula 130 cross (F3) were shared with others in 2011. Stabilized by Tatiana Kouchnareva of Can.
Country: Poland & Canada

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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