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PlantFiles: Tomato
Lycopersicon lycopersicum 'Hawaiian Tropic'

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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: Hawaiian Tropic

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

Spacing:
12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
N/A

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

Growing Habit:
Indeterminate

Fruit Shape:
Beefsteak

Fruit Size:
Medium (under one pound)

Days to Maturity:
Early (55-68 days)

Fruit Colors:
Red

Seed Type:
American hybrid

Usage:
Fresh, salad
Fresh, slicing
Canning

Disease Resistance:
Fusarium Wilt (F)
Verticillium Wilt (V)
Tobacco Mosaic (T)

Leaf Type:
Regular Leaf

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2 positives
No neutrals
1 negative

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive GreatUnstopbLee On Jun 12, 2013, GreatUnstopbLee from Las Vegas, NV wrote:

Easy to grow successfully in the desert.

Negative azruss On Jul 2, 2009, azruss from Marana, AZ (Zone 8b) wrote:

It is indeed very heat tolerant, but the flavor is quite bland. I am using most of them now for fried green tomatoes, and for that it's excellent. I won't be growing it again though.

Positive LeslieRDoyle On Jun 17, 2009, LeslieRDoyle from Las Vegas, NV wrote:

Very heat-tolerant.

Regional...

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

Tucson, Arizona
Las Vegas, Nevada



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