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PlantFiles: Tomato
Lycopersicon lycopersicum 'Sara's Galapagos'

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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: Sara's Galapagos

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Height:
6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Spacing:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Seed Collecting:
Ferment seeds before storing

Growing Habit:
Indeterminate

Fruit Shape:
Currant

Fruit Size:
Small (grape/cherry varieties)

Days to Maturity:
Mid (69-80 days)

Fruit Colors:
Red

Seed Type:
Open-pollinated

Usage:
Fresh, salad

Disease Resistance:
Unknown - Tell us

Leaf Type:
Unknown - Tell us

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1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive Cleo1717 On Feb 3, 2009, Cleo1717 from Knoxville, TN (Zone 7a) wrote:

Wonderful little tomato. I don't bother to grow any other red cherry because this tastes so good and grows so well. Fruits are larger than other currents I've grown. It's more along the size of a smallish cherry. Flavor is wonderful - it just has a sweet, but very full tomato flavor. Reseeds itself and very prolific. I grow tomato plants for our farmer's market and forgot to grow these one year - I had quite a few customers that were disappointed I didn't have it.

Regional...

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

Clinton, Connecticut
Campbell Hall, New York
Knoxville, Tennessee



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