Tomato (Solanum lycopersicum 'Legend') in the Tomatoes Database

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Botanical names:
Solanum lycopersicum Accepted
Lycopersicon lycopersicum Synonym

Data specific to Tomatoes (Edit)
Heredity: Open Pollinated
Skin Color: Red
Flesh Color: Red
Fruit Shape: Round
Fruit Size: Medium
Fruit Weight: 8 oz.
Leaf Type: Regular-Leaf
Tomato Plant Height: 4 feet
Best Uses: Slicing
Growth Mode: Determinate
Earliness: Early
Days to Maturity: 80
Disease Resistance: Late Blight
History: Developed by Dr. James Baggett & Jim Myers, Oregon State U., released in 2003.
Comments by NJ Ag Exp St.: Disease resistant to late blight fungus
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: Summer
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
Start indoors
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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Location: Victory Seed Company - Liberal, ORImage used courtesy of the Victory Seed Company
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Location: Hendersonville,  NCDate: 2016-05-01
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Location: Hendersonville,  NCDate: 2016-06-29growing in an Earthbucket
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Location: Hendersonville,  NCDate: 2017-05-23
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Posted by BetNC (Hendersonville, NC - Zone 7a) on Aug 13, 2017 8:32 PM

This is a very productive plant with tasty fruit. It had a definite flush in mid-July, petering down to mid-Aug. I was very pleased and plan to continue growing it!

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Plant Events from our members
BetNC On September 1, 2016 Plant Ended (Removed, Died, Discarded, etc)
cut down early for impending surgery
plant mature height was a bit over 4'
BetNC On July 3, 2016 Fruit Ripened
64 days post-transplant
BetNC From July 3, 2016 to August 13, 2017 Harvested
produced 55 fruit, somewhat variable in size and shape; very good taste
BetNC On May 5, 2016 Seeds sown
BetNC On May 1, 2016 Transplanted
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