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PlantFiles: Tomato
Lycopersicon lycopersicum 'Sunsugar'

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: Sunsugar

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4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

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:

Fruit Shape:

Fruit Size:
Small (grape/cherry varieties)

Days to Maturity:
Early (55-68 days)

Fruit Colors:

Seed Type:
American hybrid

Fresh, salad

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

Leaf Type:
Regular Leaf


3 positives
No neutrals
1 negative

Gardeners' Notes:

Positive CalgaryGardener On Aug 21, 2014, CalgaryGardener from Calgary, AB (Zone 3a) wrote:

Both F1 & F2 turned out the same and are very sweet. fruit looks like sungold.

Positive Bevo44 On Jul 18, 2013, Bevo44 from Nashville, TN wrote:

Without a doubt the sweetest tomato I have ever grown or eaten. All the others pale by comparison. Plants are tall and spindley without much vegitation, but very productive. Fairly susceptable to blight, but mine usually make it to October, still producing.

Negative toddtas On Aug 29, 2011, toddtas from Islandia, NY wrote:

Was disappointed with the lack of tomato flavor and sweetness. Much preferred are Small Fry, Mexico Midget (extra small) and Sweet Chelsea (extra large) for cherries. Plant has grown to 9 feet. Many cracked fruit.

Positive muddwife On Aug 4, 2011, muddwife from Waller, WA wrote:

Very productive 1/2 ounce cherry tomato. So sweet that I refer to them as tomato candy. Kids absolutey love these! I have been growing this variety for over 10 years and would never think to not include them in my garden.


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

Islandia, New York
Nashville, Tennessee
Puyallup, Washington
Tacoma, Washington

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