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PlantFiles: Tomato
Lycopersicon lycopersicum 'Margo'

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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: Margo

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Height:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

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

Growing Habit:
Determinate

Fruit Shape:
Standard

Fruit Size:
Medium (under one pound)

Days to Maturity:
Early (55-68 days)

Fruit Colors:
Red

Seed Type:
American hybrid
French hybrid

Usage:
Fresh, salad
Fresh, slicing
Canning

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

Leaf Type:
Regular Leaf

Profile:

No positives
2 neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Neutral weedsfree On Jun 15, 2013, weedsfree from Magna, UT (Zone 7a) wrote:

VFFT.

Neutral Farmerdill On Dec 20, 2008, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

As described by Osborne: "This was our first trial with Margo, an early maturing hybrid with a compact determinate plant habit. Margo has beautiful 6 oz round to oblate fruit with real tomato flavor. One of the earliest varieties to mature and one of the last to go down in the fall. We liked the uniform size and shape, the great flavor and last but not least the really good long shelf life."

Regional...

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

Oceanside, California



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