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Lycopersicon lycopersicum 'Aunt Ginny's Purple'

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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: Aunt Ginny's Purple
Additional cultivar information: (aka Aunt Ginny's)

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Height:
6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)
8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)

Spacing:
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

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:
Beefsteak

Fruit Size:
Medium (under one pound)
Large (over one pound)

Days to Maturity:
Late (more than 80 days)

Fruit Colors:
Pink

Seed Type:
Family heirlooms

Usage:
Fresh, salad
Fresh, slicing

Disease Resistance:
Unknown - Tell us

Leaf Type:
Potato Leaf

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Profile:

5 positives
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive JenGro65 On Dec 5, 2010, JenGro65 from Morgantown, WV wrote:

Wonderful! It's my very favorite tomato. Huge pink slicer that's full of the old fashion tomato "bite" that i prefer. Its also gave me a huge yield.

Positive jimh6278 On Sep 2, 2009, jimh6278 from Salt Lake City, UT wrote:

It is not the end of the season but I have enough to comment. I purchased the seeds from Tomatofest and started a few just to try. I usually grow +/- 10 varieties. The Aunt Ginny's were tested against Brandywines, Black Princes, Sun Golds, and Stupice, then sliced and eaten in a sandwich with mayo. Great flavor and compare very favorably with the Black Prince's and Brandywine. It will be a regular in my garden in the future.

I did not get the production or size others mentioned but it is a really good tomato. Highly recommend.

9/28/09 I had a mini "tomato fest" with about 20 varieties. about 50 voters. Aunt Ginny's won followed by Brandywine and Black Prince. By an almost 2 to 1 margin.

Positive kygreg2000 On Nov 3, 2007, kygreg2000 from Hopkinsville, KY wrote:

2007 was first year to grow; very good taste; best producer of my 45 varieties; had approx 30 tomatoes from 12-16 oz in a very hot and dry year; definite regrow

Positive Suze_ On May 30, 2006, Suze_ from (Zone 7b) wrote:

Delicious, large, extremely juicy tomato. A tomato machine in my garden.

Positive Big_Red On Dec 19, 2004, Big_Red from Bethelridge, KY (Zone 6a) wrote:

Good producer with a well balanced taste.

Regional...

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

West Fork, Arkansas
Miami, Florida
Bethelridge, Kentucky
Hopkinsville, Kentucky
North Augusta, South Carolina
Elgin, Texas
Fort Worth, Texas (2 reports)
Pasadena, Texas
Salt Lake City, Utah
Morgantown, West Virginia



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