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PlantFiles: Wild Peruvian Tomato
Lycopersicon peruvianum

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Family: Solanaceae (so-lan-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Lycopersicon (ly-koh-PER-see-kon) (Info)
Species: peruvianum (per-u-vee-AN-um) (Info)

Synonym:Lycopersicon dentatum

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Height:
6-12 in. (15-30 cm)
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:
9-12 in. (22-30 cm)
12-15 in. (30-38 cm)
15-18 in. (38-45 cm)
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested
Handling plant may cause skin irritation or allergic reaction

Seed Collecting:
Remove fleshy coating on seeds before storing
Allow unblemished fruit to ripen; clean and dry seeds
Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

Growing Habit:
Unknown - Tell us

Fruit Shape:
Currant

Fruit Size:
Small (grape/cherry varieties)

Days to Maturity:
Late (more than 80 days)

Fruit Colors:
Green
Purple
Striped
Bicolor

Seed Type:
Open-pollinated

Usage:
Fresh, salad
Canning

Disease Resistance:
Unknown - Tell us

Leaf Type:
Unknown - Tell us

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