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PlantFiles: Tomato
Lycopersicon lycopersicum 'Ethel Watkins Best'

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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: Ethel Watkins Best

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Height:
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing:
36-48 in. (90-120 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
Semi-determinate

Fruit Shape:
Standard

Fruit Size:
Medium (under one pound)

Days to Maturity:
Mid (69-80 days)

Fruit Colors:
Red

Seed Type:
Open-pollinated

Usage:
Fresh, salad
Fresh, slicing

Disease Resistance:
Unknown - Tell us

Leaf Type:
Regular Leaf

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive Suze_ On Apr 3, 2006, Suze_ from (Zone 7b) wrote:

From Steve Parton of Melbourne, Australia, 4-6 oz. round-oval dark red fruit, great flavor. Seems to set well in heat. Would probably be good for canning.

Regional...

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

Miami, Florida
Fort Worth, Texas



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