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PlantFiles: Tomato
Lycopersicon lycopersicum 'Debarao Black'

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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: Debarao Black

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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:
Ferment seeds before storing

Growing Habit:
Indeterminate

Fruit Shape:
Standard

Fruit Size:
Small (grape/cherry varieties)

Days to Maturity:
Mid (69-80 days)

Fruit Colors:
Purple
Brown
Black

Seed Type:
Open-pollinated

Usage:
Fresh, salad
Canning
Drying

Disease Resistance:
Unknown - Tell us

Leaf Type:
Regular Leaf

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No positives
2 neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Neutral Farmerdill On Aug 20, 2005, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

A 2-4 ounce tomato, similar to Black Plum.

Neutral melody On May 16, 2002, melody from Benton, KY (Zone 7a) wrote:

An odd little tomato with a distinctive taste.Sort of a salty,smoky ,earthy flavor.

I'm sure it has it's fans,but I can't really justify growing it.It is prolific and seems to withstand hot summers well,but there are lots of varieties out there that do that.

Regional...

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

Tolland, Connecticut
Jacksonville, Illinois
Kansas City, Kansas
Benton, Kentucky



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