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PlantFiles: Tomato
Lycopersicon lycopersicum 'Moreton Hybrid'

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: Moreton Hybrid

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2 vendors have this plant for sale.

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Seed Collecting:
Ferment seeds before storing

Growing Habit:

Fruit Shape:

Fruit Size:
Large (over one pound)

Days to Maturity:
Mid (69-80 days)

Fruit Colors:

Seed Type:
American hybrid

Fresh, salad
Fresh, slicing

Disease Resistance:
Verticillium Wilt (V)

Leaf Type:
Regular Leaf


1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

Positive Mischka On Jul 6, 2003, Mischka from Webster, MA (Zone 6a) wrote:

This old standby rewards me with 1 lb.+ juicy red beefsteaks year after year without fail. Originally hybridized by Harris Seeds many years ago and quite superior in taste to Big Beef and Better Boy.

This regular-leaved indeterminate will need caging to support the very large yield of fruit it bears. If you are looking for that "classic" true tomato taste, you can't go wrong with this one.


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

Miami, Florida
Webster, Massachusetts
Omaha, Nebraska

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