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PlantFiles: Tomato
Lycopersicon lycopersicum 'Mountain Merit'

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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: Mountain Merit
Hybridized by Randy Gardner; Year of Registration or Introduction: 2012

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Height:
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)
24-36 in. (60-90 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:
Mid (69-80 days)

Fruit Colors:
Red

Seed Type:
American hybrid
French hybrid

Usage:
Fresh, salad
Fresh, slicing
Canning

Disease Resistance:
Fusarium Wilt (F)
Verticillium Wilt (V)
Root Nematodes (N)
Tobacco Mosaic (T)
Fusarium Wilt
Fusarium Wilt 1 (F1)
Fusarium Wilt 2 (F2)

Leaf Type:
Regular Leaf

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Profile:

2 positives
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive bstnh1 On Dec 6, 2013, bstnh1 from Farmington, NH wrote:

Tried this (and Mountain Magic) in 2013 and had great success in a garden that was devastated by blights the 2 previous years. Good production and no blights or other diseases despite a lot of rainy weather. Taste is good, but not great. Still, if you have a blight problem, this is the best you can do.

Positive Farmerdill On Nov 15, 2012, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

Large fruited (10-14 ounce) globe shaped red. Large determinate plants. Has resistance to both early and late blight as well as Tomato Spotted Wilt Virus. Not as large as Amelia but to date higher disease resistance.t

Regional...

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

Augusta, Georgia
Farmington, New Hampshire



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