Tomato
Lycopersicon lycopersicum 'BHN 589'

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: BHN 589
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Height:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Danger:

Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Seed Collecting:

N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Growing Habit:

Determinate

Fruit Shape:

Standard

Fruit Size:

Medium (under one pound)

Days to Maturity:

Mid (69-80 days)

Fruit Colors:

Red

Seed Type:

American hybrid

French hybrid

Usage:

Fresh, salad

Fresh, slicing

Canning

Disease Resistance:

Fusarium Wilt (F)

Verticillium Wilt (V)

Root Nematodes (N)

Leaf Type:

Regular Leaf

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

Springfield, Ohio

Tulsa, Oklahoma

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Mantua, Utah

Gardeners' Notes:

1
positive
2
neutrals
0
negatives
RatingContent
Neutral

On Feb 18, 2008, jessums from Pittsburgh, PA (Zone 6b) wrote:

Medium sized fruit that produced an acceptable number of tomatoes. Taste was on par for hybrid, but not exceptional.

Positive

On Aug 26, 2007, LooneyLinda from Mantua, UT (Zone 4b) wrote:

The best red hybrid I have ever tasted. Great production of 2 1/2 inch to 3 inch tomatoes.

Neutral

On Oct 4, 2005, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

Great tomato taste and flavor! High yielding and high quality.