Tomato
Lycopersicon lycopersicum 'Goose Creek'

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: Goose Creek
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Height:

Unknown - Tell us

Spacing:

Unknown - Tell us

Sun Exposure:

Unknown - Tell us

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:

Standard

Fruit Size:

Medium (under one pound)

Days to Maturity:

Mid (69-80 days)

Fruit Colors:

Red

Seed Type:

Unknown - Tell us

Usage:

Fresh, slicing

Canning

Disease Resistance:

Unknown - Tell us

Leaf Type:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

Tucson, Arizona

Oceanside, California

Canton, Georgia

Grayson, Georgia

Round Lake, Illinois

Concord, North Carolina

Fort Worth, Texas

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Oct 12, 2012, Jeanne72 from Round Lake, IL wrote:

Was lucky enough to obtain seeds and tried these this year In Northern Illinois, near the Wisconsin border. This year was a rough year though. In May we had 40 mph winds regularly, which made hardening off and transplanting safely a trick. I finally got two transplanted to the garden successfully. They were slow in terms of production getting started. However, to be fair, we had long record breaking strings of 100F heat through June and July. This gave way to drought. I watered though. My plants had no diseases or problems. However, the heat certainly inhibited pollination, and it was August before I even started getting anything. Fruits were minimal at first, typically tennis ball sized, a beautiful pink-red, similar to Rose tomatoes, but the shade was slightly different. Taste was amazin... read more

Positive

On Jun 5, 2009, azruss from Marana, AZ (Zone 8b) wrote:

Medium size, round, bright red fruit that are very, very full flavored and delicious. Very productive for me, even though I planted it out somewhat late for Southern Arizona. It won't push through the desert heat, but until the heat stops production, it's terrific. Will definitely save seeds and grow again.