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PlantFiles: Tomato
Lycopersicon lycopersicum 'Ramapo'

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: Ramapo

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4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Seed Collecting:
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Growing Habit:

Fruit Shape:

Fruit Size:
Medium (under one pound)

Days to Maturity:
Mid (69-80 days)
Late (more than 80 days)

Fruit Colors:

Seed Type:
American hybrid

Fresh, salad
Fresh, slicing

Disease Resistance:
Fusarium Wilt (F)
Verticillium Wilt (V)

Leaf Type:
Regular Leaf

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2 positives
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

Neutral b54red On Jul 18, 2010, b54red from Dothan, AL wrote:

Very good tasting hybrid with only moderate production but the taste more than makes up for the limited numbers. Medium size plant with heavy foliage and dense growth pattern and it shows good tolerance to fusarium wilt in my garden. I will certainly keep a couple of spots open for it each year.

Positive NisiNJ On Aug 4, 2008, NisiNJ from Bordentown, NJ (Zone 7a) wrote:

Plant had more leaf curl than its immediate garden neighbors did; other people I know who are growing the new reissue this year had same experience. Is producing well, however, despite appearance, and first ripened tomato at beginning of August tasted delicious.

Positive Suze_ On Sep 6, 2006, Suze_ from (Zone 7b) wrote:

Bred by Rutgers University, seed not widely available at this time (seed production was stopped several years ago). Was an old favorite of many. Oblate red fruits. Known for its good taste, high production, and uniform size fruits.

There is also an open pollinated version of Ramapo available that several folks are now growing.


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

Dothan, Alabama
Miami, Florida
Barbourville, Kentucky
Ijamsville, Maryland
Water Valley, Mississippi
Bordentown, New Jersey
Irwin, Pennsylvania
Austin, Texas
Elgin, Texas

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