Tomato
Lycopersicon lycopersicum 'Abe Hall'

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: Abe Hall
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Height:

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Danger:

Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Seed Collecting:

Allow unblemished fruit to ripen; clean and dry seeds

Ferment seeds before storing

Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

Growing Habit:

Indeterminate

Fruit Shape:

Standard

Fruit Size:

Medium (under one pound)

Large (over one pound)

Days to Maturity:

Mid (69-80 days)

Fruit Colors:

Pink

Seed Type:

Family heirlooms

Usage:

Fresh, salad

Fresh, slicing

Canning

Drying

Disease Resistance:

Unknown - Tell us

Leaf Type:

Regular Leaf

Regional

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

Benton, Kentucky

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Mar 1, 2003, melody from Benton, KY (Zone 7a) wrote:

A family heirloom from a man named Fred Hutchinson,whose ancestor,Abe Hall picked it out of the Ohio River while riding out a flood on the roof of his house.

A great tasting pink beefsteak that I will grow again.

It's not as sweet as the classic pink potato leaf types.The taste is mild,but with a touch more 'bite'.