Tomato
Lycopersicon lycopersicum 'White Queen'

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: White Queen
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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:

Late (more than 80 days)

Fruit Colors:

Creamy white

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:

Menifee, California

Santee, California

Miami, Florida

Barbourville, Kentucky

Traverse City, Michigan

Lake Oswego, Oregon

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Knoxville, Tennessee

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Gardeners' Notes:

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positive
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neutral
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Negative

On Jan 1, 2011, dg100 from Lake Oswego, OR wrote:

I tried growing this last year in Portland, OR. Unfortunately we had a very short summer (2 months) and it wasn't as hot as normal. I assume the lack of heat affected the flavor because I've read good things about this variety, but ours tasted like water- completely flavorless. It produced very well though. We got lots of White Queen tomatoes that we ended up composting. Maybe it's a better plant for areas with longer, hotter summers?

Positive

On Feb 4, 2009, Cleo1717 from Knoxville, TN (Zone 7a) wrote:

My favorite white tomato. It has very good flavor - sweet but still tomatoey. It produces well, even in hot and humid weather. I grow it every year because it's so dependable.

Neutral

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

A white beefsteak.