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PlantFiles: Tomato
Lycopersicon lycopersicum 'Rutgers 8828'

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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: Rutgers 8828

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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:
Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Seed Collecting:
Allow unblemished fruit to ripen; clean and dry seeds

Growing Habit:
Indeterminate

Fruit Shape:
Standard

Fruit Size:
Medium (under one pound)

Days to Maturity:
Late (more than 80 days)

Fruit Colors:
Red

Seed Type:
Open-pollinated

Usage:
Fresh, salad
Fresh, slicing
Canning

Disease Resistance:
Fusarium Wilt (F)

Leaf Type:
Regular Leaf

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2 positives
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive Gindee77 On Jun 15, 2005, Gindee77 from Hampton, IL (Zone 5a) wrote:

This is a very good tomato for slicing. It grows well in my zone 5 garden.

Positive matorhound On May 24, 2003, matorhound from Westerville, OH wrote:

Wonderful full flavor; I can them for this great flavor all winter long. Easy to grow. The fruit is small to medium in size.

Regional...

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

Hampton, Illinois
Manitou, Kentucky
Westerville, Ohio
Vinton, Virginia
Seattle, Washington



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