Tomato
Lycopersicon lycopersicum 'Hawaiian Tropic'

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

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

Tucson, Arizona

Las Vegas, Nevada

Gardeners' Notes:

2
positives
0
neutrals
1
negative
RatingContent
Positive

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

Easy to grow successfully in the desert.

Negative

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

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

Very heat-tolerant.