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PlantFiles: Tomato
Lycopersicon lycopersicum 'Siberian'

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Family: Solanaceae (so-lan-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Lycopersicon (ly-koh-PER-see-kon) (Info)
Species: lycopersicum (ly-koh-PER-see-kum) (Info)
Cultivar: Siberian

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5 members have or want this plant for trade.

Height:
6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Spacing:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Seed Collecting:
Allow unblemished fruit to ripen; clean and dry seeds

Growing Habit:
Indeterminate

Fruit Shape:
Standard

Fruit Size:
Large (over one pound)

Days to Maturity:
Mid (69-80 days)

Fruit Colors:
Pink

Seed Type:
Open-pollinated

Usage:
Fresh, salad
Fresh, slicing
Canning

Disease Resistance:
Unknown - Tell us

Leaf Type:
Regular Leaf

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1 positive
2 neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive grik On Jul 6, 2008, grik from Saint Paul, MN wrote:

There must be some name confusion because my Siberian is supposed to have lots of small tomatoes on a small vine. It is supposed to be an early semi determinant which will set fruit in cold weather. I have noticed that the vines are staying small compared to my other plants.

I'll have to see what size the fruits are.

Neutral berrygirl On Mar 3, 2007, berrygirl from Braselton, GA (Zone 7b) wrote:

Inrtoduced in 1984 by Will Bonsall, originally from the Lowden Collection.

Not to be confused with another tom named Siberia, which is reputed to be inferior in all aspects.

Neutral Farmerdill On Aug 19, 2005, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

Matures: 70 Days. Siberia. Truly a giant from the Siberian need to outdo the neighbor for largest tomato. Spectacular huge round pink 1-2 lb. fruits can be expected from vines that reach 7 ft.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Saint Paul, Minnesota
Omaha, Nebraska



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