Tomato
Lycopersicon lycopersicum 'Beauty 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: Beauty Queen
Hybridized by Brad Gates
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Height:

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Spacing:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Danger:

Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Seed Collecting:

Remove fleshy coating on seeds before storing

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:

Beefsteak

Fruit Size:

Medium (under one pound)

Days to Maturity:

Mid (69-80 days)

Fruit Colors:

Yellow

Red

Striped

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:

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral

On Apr 2, 2006, Suze_ from (Zone 7b) wrote:

Beauty Queen is a smaller version of Beauty King.
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Beauty King arose in the fields of Bradley Gates of California (Wild Boar Farms). It is felt by many that it is a sport of Big Rainbow. Mostly stable, may not be 100% stable as of the date of my entry.

Yellow and red bicolor fruit with stripes.