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PlantFiles: Tomato
Lycopersicon lycopersicum 'Gold Dust'

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: Gold Dust

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2 members have or want this plant for trade.

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

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

Growing Habit:

Fruit Shape:

Fruit Size:
Medium (under one pound)

Days to Maturity:
Early (55-68 days)

Fruit Colors:

Seed Type:

Fresh, salad
Fresh, slicing

Disease Resistance:
Verticillium Wilt (V)

Leaf Type:
Regular Leaf

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1 positive
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

Positive Moonglow On Jul 29, 2009, Moonglow from Corte Madera, CA wrote:

Notes based on Sunset Zone 17 growing conditions. This plant is earlier than Sun Gold! Prolific compact plant is disease-free. Fruit is firm when ripe. BEST used for stuffing (IMHO).

Will grow again next year.

Neutral Farmerdill On Mar 22, 2004, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

An 8 - 10 ounce golden globe shaped tomato from the University of New Hampshire.


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

Corte Madera, California

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