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PlantFiles: Tomato
Lycopersicon lycopersicum 'Rose Quartz'

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: Rose Quartz

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3 members have or want this plant for trade.

6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

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

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

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

Growing Habit:

Fruit Shape:

Fruit Size:
Small (grape/cherry varieties)

Days to Maturity:
Early (55-68 days)

Fruit Colors:

Seed Type:

Fresh, salad

Disease Resistance:
Unknown - Tell us

Leaf Type:
Regular Leaf

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1 positive
1 neutral
1 negative

Gardeners' Notes:

Positive Kiddo_01 On Apr 6, 2014, Kiddo_01 from Canton, OH wrote:

Been growing these every year since 2008. Tons of small tomatoes. Almost too sweet if left to fully ripen, but picked early they are firm and tangy. My favorite snacking tomato!

Negative decherdt On Jun 12, 2013, decherdt from Fort Worth, TX (Zone 8a) wrote:

lots of tiny round rose colored fruit on extensive trusses, but too sour for me, and I prefer tangy tomatoes to sweet ones.

Neutral Farmerdill On Sep 2, 2005, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

A small rose quartz colored tomato, that bears variable shapes (small marbles to mini-pears) on the same vine.


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

Canton, Ohio
Fort Worth, Texas

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