Tomato
Lycopersicon lycopersicum 'Debarao Black'

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

Regional

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

Tolland, Connecticut

Jacksonville, Illinois

Kansas City, Kansas

Benton, Kentucky

Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral

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

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

Neutral

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.