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PlantFiles: Tomato
Lycopersicon lycopersicum 'Zore's Big 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: Zore's Big Red

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Height:
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)
6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Spacing:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)
36-48 in. (90-120 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:
Medium (under one pound)
Large (over one pound)

Days to Maturity:
Mid (69-80 days)
Late (more than 80 days)

Fruit Colors:
Red

Seed Type:
Open-pollinated

Usage:
Fresh, salad
Fresh, slicing
Canning
Drying

Disease Resistance:
Unknown - Tell us

Leaf Type:
Potato Leaf

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1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive Suze_ On Jun 12, 2008, Suze_ from (Zone 7b) wrote:

Superb flavor, lg tomatoes, some over a pound and a half. A new favorite. Avg to low avg production.

A bit unusual in that it is one of the few PL oxheart types that I know of. Foliage does have that sort of "droop" that some of the heart/variable/meaty types are known for.

Regional...

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

Elgin, Texas



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