Tomato
Lycopersicon lycopersicum 'Dad's Sunset'

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: Dad's Sunset
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Height:

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing:

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

Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

Growing Habit:

Indeterminate

Fruit Shape:

Standard

Fruit Size:

Medium (under one pound)

Days to Maturity:

Mid (69-80 days)

Late (more than 80 days)

Fruit Colors:

Gold

Orange

Seed Type:

Open-pollinated

Usage:

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

Carmel, New York

Liberty Hill, Texas

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Aug 13, 2006, Sequee from Carmel, NY (Zone 6b) wrote:

Good companion tomato for platters.

Firm and meaty with a thick, full flavor and just a hint of sweetness. A definite keeper.

Neutral

On Apr 7, 2006, Suze_ from (Zone 7b) wrote:

Dad's Sunset tends to be a late variety. Most folks that have grown it report 90-100 days to maturity. Good keeper, oval 2-2.5" orange fruit.