Tomato (Solanum lycopersicum 'Mountain Pride') in the Tomatoes Database

Botanical names:
Solanum lycopersicum Accepted
Lycopersicon lycopersicum Synonym

Hybridizer or Originator: North Carolina State Univ.

Data specific to Tomatoes (Edit)
Heredity: Hybrid
Skin Color: Red
Fruit Shape: Round
Flattened Globe
Fruit Size: Medium
Fruit Weight: 6-8 oz.
Tomato Plant Height: 4 feet
5 feet
Growth Mode: Determinate
Earliness: Mid-season
Days to Maturity: 77
Disease Resistance: Anthracnose
Fusarium Wilt 1
Fusarium Wilt 2
Verticillium Wilt
Physiological Resistance: Cracking

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
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.

Very Nice Tomato

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Location: My PlaceDate: Late Summer 2009Very Nice Tomato
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Location: My PlaceDate: Summer 2009One Pound 5 Ounces: Nice For Sandwiches
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Location: My GardensDate: Summer 2009Cracks Near Stem: Not Good!
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Posted by farmerdill (Augusta Georgia - Zone 8a) on Mar 9, 2014 3:05 PM

One of the older members of the Mountain series. Large round red fresh market tomato. Did reasonably well here until struck down by TSWV.

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