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Tomato
Lycopersicon lycopersicum 'Golden Ponderosa'

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: Golden Ponderosa
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Height:

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Spacing:

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Danger:

Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Seed Collecting:

Ferment seeds before storing

Growing Habit:

Semi-determinate

Fruit Shape:

Beefsteak

Fruit Size:

Large (over one pound)

Days to Maturity:

Mid (69-80 days)

Fruit Colors:

Gold

Seed Type:

Open-pollinated

Commercial heirloom

Usage:

Fresh, slicing

Disease Resistance:

Unknown - Tell us

Leaf Type:

Regular Leaf

Regional

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

Thomasville, Alabama

Augusta, Georgia

Barbourville, Kentucky

Radford, Virginia

Troy, Virginia

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Dec 16, 2003, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

This large dark yellow beefsteak was one of the favorite slicing tomatoes of my youth. In fact it was about the only large yellow beefsteak readily available. IT is a much smoother tomato than the Purple Ponderosa and just as prolific. Smaller vine and earlier season than most beefsteaks. Great Flavor.