Tomato
Lycopersicon lycopersicum 'Rutgers 8828'

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

Regional

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

Hampton, Illinois

Manitou, Kentucky

Westerville, Ohio

Vinton, Virginia

Seattle, Washington

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

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

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.