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PlantFiles: Tomato
Lycopersicon lycopersicum 'Sun Chaser'

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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: Sun Chaser

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Height:
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing:
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

Usage:
Fresh, salad
Fresh, slicing
Canning

Disease Resistance:
Verticillium Wilt (V)
Fusarium Wilt (F)

Leaf Type:
Regular Leaf

Profile:

No positives
2 neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Neutral lssfishhunter On Jan 14, 2009, lssfishhunter from Jonesville, SC (Zone 7b) wrote:

This variety did well for me in South Carolina but not as good as others (i.e. Solar Set). It has an acid taste and produces well but not the best.

Neutral Farmerdill On Feb 20, 2004, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

A 1999 entry from Seminis (Petoseed). It has resistance to verticillium wilt race 1, fusarium wilt races 1 and 2, gray leaf spot,and alternaria stem canker. It is a fresh market hot weather tomato designed for the southeastern USA.

Regional...

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

Christiansted, Virgin Islands



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