Photo by Melody
We rolled out several small fixes on January 29. If you encounter any problems, please report them in the designated thread in the DG Site Updates forum.

PlantFiles: Tomato
Lycopersicon lycopersicum 'Dixie Golden Giant'

bookmark
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: Dixie Golden Giant

» View all varieties of Tomatoes

4 members have or want this plant for trade.

Height:
8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)

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

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Seed Collecting:
Unblemished fruit must be significantly overripe before harvesting seed; clean and dry seeds
Ferment seeds before storing
Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

Growing Habit:
Indeterminate

Fruit Shape:
Beefsteak

Fruit Size:
Large (over one pound)

Days to Maturity:
Late (more than 80 days)

Fruit Colors:
Pink
Yellow
Gold

Seed Type:
Family heirlooms

Usage:
Fresh, slicing
Canning

Disease Resistance:
Unknown - Tell us

Leaf Type:
Regular Leaf

Click thumbnail
to view:

By jcangemi
Thumbnail #1 of Lycopersicon lycopersicum by jcangemi

By gman500
Thumbnail #2 of Lycopersicon lycopersicum by gman500

By passiflora_pink
Thumbnail #3 of Lycopersicon lycopersicum by passiflora_pink

Profile:

2 positives
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive passiflora_pink On Jun 16, 2006, passiflora_pink from Shelby County, AL (Zone 8a) wrote:

Meaty, Flavorful tomatoes. Plants did well in central Alabama.

Positive Farmerdill On Oct 22, 2003, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

I love giant yellow beefsteaks and this one is number two on my list. (Number one is 'Golden Belgium Giant'.) A huge vigorous plant which stands up well to the tomato diseases so numerous here. It will succumb, but I have always managed to get a crop and in a good year, a bumper crop

Note that I do often plant varieties which fail without delivering a single tomato, but this one is dependable and has a perfect taste for me. This a golden yellow beefsteak, which may at times exhibit a slight pink blush at the blossom end, but it is not a bi-color.

Regional...

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

Pelham, Alabama
Clovis, California
Corte Madera, California
Santee, California
Augusta, Georgia (2 reports)
Boston, Massachusetts



We recommend Firefox
Overwhelmed? There's a lot to see here. Try starting at our homepage.

[ Home | About | Advertise | Media Kit | Mission | Featured Companies | Submit an Article | Terms of Use | Tour | Rules | Privacy Policy | Contact Us ]

Back to the top

Copyright © 2000-2015 Dave's Garden, an Internet Brands company. All Rights Reserved.
 

Hope for America