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PlantFiles: Tomato
Lycopersicon lycopersicum 'Weeping Tom'

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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: Weeping Tom

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

Spacing:
18-24 in. (45-60 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:
Pear

Fruit Size:
Small (grape/cherry varieties)
Medium (under one pound)

Days to Maturity:
Mid (69-80 days)

Fruit Colors:
Pink

Seed Type:
Open-pollinated

Usage:
Fresh, salad
Canning
Drying

Disease Resistance:
Unknown - Tell us

Leaf Type:
Potato Leaf

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive winterfly On May 2, 2006, winterfly from East Flat Rock, NC wrote:

Potato leaf plant, pear or teardrop shape, .5 to 1.5 oz pink fruit. Taste is on the sweet side, and to my tastebuds, excellent.

Regional...

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

East Flat Rock, North Carolina
Elgin, Texas



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