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PlantFiles: Tomato
Lycopersicon lycopersicum 'Talladega'

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: Talladega

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24-36 in. (60-90 cm)
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)
36-48 in. (90-120 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)

Fruit Colors:

Seed Type:
American hybrid
French hybrid

Fresh, salad
Fresh, slicing

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

Leaf Type:
Regular Leaf

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2 positives
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

Positive Grace34 On Jan 26, 2012, Grace34 from Spring Hill, FL (Zone 9a) wrote:

I bought the plant at Walmart in September with many fruit larger than cherry tomatoes. I have part of my garage that has sunshine for over six hours a day. Set the plant there and while it was in the 20's, there was no wind and the plant kept growing. We ate the ripe fruit in December and the last tomato in January. Skin is tuff, but tomato is tasty. I would definately buy that plant again.. The fruit is not very large, but terrific for salads, etc.

Positive Farmerdill On Sep 22, 2006, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

A Rogers/Syngenta introduction. Mid-season variety with high resistance to Tomato Spotted Wilt Virus, great choice for growers looking for added insurance against yield loss. Developed primarily for the Southeast U.S. growing regions in the spring and also the fall, where some heat setting ability can be important. Performs well with light to medium pruning. It has held its own with Bella Rosa and Sophya production wise. Drought and heat have been atrocious this year and Tomato Spotted Wilt Virus especially virulent, All my tomatoes are half as large as usual.


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

Brooksville, Florida
Augusta, Georgia
Charlotte, North Carolina
Soddy Daisy, Tennessee
Liberty Hill, Texas

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