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PlantFiles: Tomato
Lycopersicon lycopersicum 'BHN 589'

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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: 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

Profile:

1 positive
2 neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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

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

Regional...

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

Springfield, Ohio
Tulsa, Oklahoma
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Mantua, Utah



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