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PlantFiles: Tomato
Lycopersicon lycopersicum 'Indiana Red'

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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: Indiana Red

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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:
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:
Heart

Fruit Size:
Large (over one pound)

Days to Maturity:
Early (55-68 days)
Mid (69-80 days)

Fruit Colors:
Red

Seed Type:
Open-pollinated

Usage:
Fresh, slicing
Canning

Disease Resistance:
Unknown - Tell us

Leaf Type:
Regular Leaf

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Profile:

2 positives
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive Suze_ On Jun 27, 2008, Suze_ from (Zone 7b) wrote:

Moderate production of excellent tasting 12-18 oz lovely red oxhearts. Mid season for me.

Positive Big_Red On Dec 27, 2007, Big_Red from Bethelridge, KY (Zone 6a) wrote:

I bought 4 started plants at a local nursery in the spring of 2007 and they were simply labeled "Indiana Red". I cannot find them listed at any other site nor could I trace them back through the nursery where I bought them as they were purchased from yet another nursery and no information was available.

This appears to be a very early tomato for such a large oxheart type. These are an extremely large red Oxheart type tomato with very "wispy" and drooping regular leaf foliage. Excellent taste with a moderate production. This is a tomato that will remain on my grow list!

Regional...

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

Bethelridge, Kentucky
Elgin, Texas



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