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PlantFiles: Tomato
Lycopersicon lycopersicum 'Biltmore'

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: Biltmore

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36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Seed Collecting:
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Growing Habit:

Fruit Shape:

Fruit Size:
Medium (under one pound)

Days to Maturity:
Mid (69-80 days)

Fruit Colors:

Seed Type:
American hybrid

Fresh, salad
Fresh, slicing

Disease Resistance:
Fusarium Wilt (F)
Verticillium Wilt (V)
Tobacco Mosaic (T)

Leaf Type:
Regular Leaf


No positives
2 neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

Neutral rickirl On Feb 1, 2010, rickirl from Fellsmere, FL wrote:

Container grown, good leaf protection, mostly 5-8oz fruits
did have one at 14oz. Used dolomitic lime with potting
soil mix, no blossom end rot issues. I need to give it the
in ground test yet, flavor ok, yields ok.

Neutral Farmerdill On Apr 12, 2004, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

A 2003 fresh market round red from Seminis (Asgrow). Fits into the production niche between Mountain Spring and Florida 91.It has resistance to Alternaria stem canker, Verticillium wilt (race 1), Fusarium (race 1, 2), and gray leaf spot. 70 day. 8-10 ounce fruits ripen with a short harvest window.


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

Morgan Hill, California
Fellsmere, Florida
Grayson, Georgia

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