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PlantFiles: Tomato
Lycopersicon lycopersicum 'Baxter's Early Bush Cherry'

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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: Baxter's Early Bush Cherry

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2 vendors have this plant for sale.

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

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
Ferment seeds before storing

Growing Habit:
Determinate

Fruit Shape:
Cherry

Fruit Size:
Small (grape/cherry varieties)

Days to Maturity:
Mid (69-80 days)

Fruit Colors:
Red

Seed Type:
Open-pollinated

Usage:
Fresh, salad

Disease Resistance:
Unknown - Tell us

Leaf Type:
Regular Leaf

Profile:

2 positives
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive poeciliopsis On Feb 28, 2015, poeciliopsis from Phoenix, AZ wrote:

Central Phoenix -- Baxter's Bush tomato does quite well in my garden, when many other tomato varieties do not. It takes the summer heat well, surviving into fall about half the time. If it survives summer, and if winter is mild, it overwinters and produces well about January-March.

Positive riceke On Feb 8, 2010, riceke from Snellville, GA (Zone 7b) wrote:

Grew one plant in a 5 gal size container. Hi production of 1-11/2" diameter bright red fruit. Mid-season ripening. Plant reached 4' height in cage, could be larger in-ground. Very good taste sweet-tart typical tomato flavor. Fairly resistant to disease in this climate. Production lasted into fall. I would plant this variety again.

Neutral Farmerdill On Oct 15, 2005, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

A cherry tomato.

Regional...

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

Phoenix, Arizona
Wildomar, California
Snellville, Georgia
Des Moines, Iowa
Lynchburg, Ohio



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