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PlantFiles: Tomato
Lycopersicon lycopersicum 'Mountain Princess'

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: Mountain Princess

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3 members have or want this plant for trade.

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

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
Ferment seeds before storing
Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

Growing Habit:

Fruit Shape:

Fruit Size:
Medium (under one pound)

Days to Maturity:
Early (55-68 days)

Fruit Colors:

Seed Type:

Fresh, salad
Fresh, slicing

Disease Resistance:
Unknown - Tell us

Leaf Type:
Regular Leaf

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2 positives
2 neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

Positive sterlingblur On Jan 6, 2013, sterlingblur from Vernon, AZ wrote:

This tomato was incredible up here in the high altitude!! It produced tomatoes ALL summer long right up into the fall. There were sometimes over 100 tomatoes on the plant. Average size 4-5 ozs. Some bigger. some smaller. You could pick a tomato for every use. Salad, sandwiches, salsas, and plenty left over to can. This is going to be one of my staples for tomato growing. It was a hardy. sturdy, dense plant. Love this tomato!!!

Neutral SugarSnapMama On Aug 3, 2012, SugarSnapMama from Columbus, OH wrote:

Growing this one in a 5gal bucket this year, and even with the drought and intense heat waves we're experiencing, it is doing beautifully! Plant is healthy, fruit is delicious and relatively blemish free! Has resisted cracking and blossom end rot, even when other varieties in my garden have not. Will definitely grow again.

Positive Suze_ On Mar 31, 2006, Suze_ from (Zone 7b) wrote:

Easy to grow. Very good tasting, medium sized fruit on compact plants. A great "main cropper" red. Super productive.

Neutral Farmerdill On Sep 16, 2005, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

A 68 day, 8 ounce, round red reportedly from the Monongahela area of West Virginia.


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

Thomasville, Alabama
Vernon, Arizona
Troy, New York
Columbus, Ohio
Elgin, Texas
Fort Worth, Texas

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