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

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Botanical names:
Solanum lycopersicum Accepted
Lycopersicon lycopersicum Synonym

Also sold as:
NC 84173

Data specific to Tomatoes (Edit)
Heredity: Open Pollinated
Skin Color: Gold
Flesh Color: Gold
Fruit Shape: Round
Flattened Globe
Fruit Size: Medium
Fruit Weight: 10 oz.
Leaf Type: Regular-Leaf
Tomato Plant Height: 4 feet
Best Uses: Slicing
Growth Mode: Determinate
Earliness: Mid-season
Days to Maturity: 80
Disease Resistance: Fusarium Wilt 1
Fusarium Wilt 2
Verticillium Wilt
History: Bred and released by Dr. Randolph G. Gardner at the North Carolina State Mountain Horticultural Crops Research Station in 1990. PVP expired in 2010.
Comments by NJ Ag Exp St.: Very crack resistant and firm. Sweet mild flavor?
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.

Comments:
Posted by bitbit (Baltimore County, MD - Zone 7a) on Sep 22, 2011 11:00 AM

Fruit are tennis ball sized or a bit larger, deep gold color (more orange than yellow). Firm enough to stand up well to slicing, not too juicy, but very flavorful. Production is not particularly heavy, but is steady through the season.

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