Photo by Melody
It's time now to VOTE in our 14th annual photo contest! Voting ends November 7, so be sure to cast your votes for your favorites in each category here. Good luck to all contestants!

PlantFiles: Tomato
Lycopersicon lycopersicum 'Gajo de Melon'

bookmark
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: Gajo de Melon

» View all varieties of Tomatoes

3 members have or want this plant for trade.

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

Spacing:
24-36 in. (60-90 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:
Cherry

Fruit Size:
Small (grape/cherry varieties)

Days to Maturity:
Mid (69-80 days)

Fruit Colors:
Yellow
Gold
Red

Seed Type:
Open-pollinated

Usage:
Fresh, salad
Drying

Disease Resistance:
Unknown - Tell us

Leaf Type:
Regular Leaf

Click thumbnail
to view:

By Suze_
Thumbnail #1 of Lycopersicon lycopersicum by Suze_

By dorisv
Thumbnail #2 of Lycopersicon lycopersicum by dorisv

Profile:

2 positives
No neutrals
1 negative

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Negative drthor On May 26, 2012, drthor from Irving, TX (Zone 8a) wrote:

Long to produce. The skin is very hard flavor is ok.
I can live without out it.

Positive SLO_Garden On Jul 21, 2010, SLO_Garden from San Luis Obispo, CA wrote:

Gajo De Melon is a very large (more like a cocktail-sized) bicolored cherry tomato. They are very pretty tomatoes and have a sweet, fruity flavor. The plant has some problems with disease but still is producing a decent crop. I'd grow these again because they look so nice in a cherry tomato mix.

Positive Suze_ On Jun 30, 2007, Suze_ from (Zone 7b) wrote:

A bicolor cherry type that's been listed for the last couple of years in the SSE Yearbook. I grew it this year and it seems to be almost identical to Isis Candy.

Regional...

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

San Luis Obispo, California
Elgin, Texas
Irving, Texas



We recommend Firefox
Overwhelmed? There's a lot to see here. Try starting at our homepage.

[ Home | About | Advertise | Media Kit | Mission | Featured Companies | Submit an Article | Terms of Use | Tour | Rules | Privacy Policy | Contact Us ]

Back to the top

Copyright © 2000-2014 Dave's Garden, an Internet Brands company. All Rights Reserved.
 

Hope for America