Tomato
Lycopersicon lycopersicum 'Northern Lights'

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: Northern Lights
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Height:

6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

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:

Indeterminate

Fruit Shape:

Beefsteak

Fruit Size:

Medium (under one pound)

Days to Maturity:

Mid (69-80 days)

Fruit Colors:

Bicolor

Seed Type:

Open-pollinated

Usage:

Fresh, salad

Fresh, slicing

Disease Resistance:

Unknown - Tell us

Leaf Type:

Regular Leaf

Regional

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

Pelham, Alabama

Bishop, California

Corte Madera, California

Gardeners' Notes:

2
positives
1
neutral
1
negative
RatingContent
Positive

On Jul 28, 2012, Jakin2006 from Peso da Régua
Portugal wrote:

Fleshy tasty tomato with premature fruits and large produtions... A good chance to continue in next years...

Positive

On Mar 19, 2011, bishopbookworm from Bishop, CA wrote:

Northern Lights has been a consistent early tomato for us ... not green, but pinkish w/bicolor flesh. Not my absolute favorite for flavor, but quite good when you're just jonesing for that first tomato of the summer. Continues producing for us until frost, too.

Negative

On Jun 6, 2006, passiflora_pink from Shelby County, AL (Zone 8a) wrote:

They grew well but I didn't like the flavor. They tasted like green tomatoes as I should have expected as they were green when ripe.

Neutral

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

A 75 day bicolor.