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Tomato
Lycopersicon lycopersicon 'Bijskij Plum'

Family: Solanaceae (so-lan-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Lycopersicon (ly-koh-PER-see-kon) (Info)
Species: lycopersicon (ly-koh-PER-see-kon) (Info)
Cultivar: Bijskij Plum
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Height:

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing:

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Growing Habit:

Indeterminate

Fruit Shape:

Plum

Fruit Size:

Medium (under one pound)

Days to Maturity:

Mid (69-80 days)

Fruit Colors:

Pink

Red

Seed Type:

Unknown - Tell us

Usage:

Canning

Disease Resistance:

Unknown - Tell us

Leaf Type:

Regular Leaf

Regional

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

Westbrook, Connecticut

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Jan 16, 2011, DonShirer from Westbrook, CT (Zone 6a) wrote:

Seeds were sent to me in a swap as Bijskij Zeltyi, but after a consultation with Carolyn and a check of Tatiana's tomato database, I have concluded that they were mislabled, since Zeltyi apparently means "yellow".

At any rate this red plum variety is VERY productive. Bearing many small 2-3 inch firm tomatoes over a two month period, just one plant satisfied all our canning needs and I had to give lots away. The flavor is mild so I didn't use it in salads.