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PlantFiles: Tomato
Lycopersicon lycopersicum 'Forest Fire'

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: Forest Fire

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18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Seed Collecting:
Allow unblemished fruit to ripen; clean and dry seeds

Growing Habit:

Fruit Shape:

Fruit Size:
Medium (under one pound)

Days to Maturity:
Early (55-68 days)

Fruit Colors:

Seed Type:
Unknown - Tell us

Fresh, salad

Disease Resistance:
Unknown - Tell us

Leaf Type:
Regular Leaf


No positives
2 neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

Neutral Hildebrd On Aug 5, 2013, Hildebrd from North Sioux City, SD wrote:

Started seed from Caseys in Canada. Placed out under Walls of water late April (Last Frost usually in May) Survived a May 1 snowfall in Wall of Water. As a 50 day tomato I was hoping for eating this by July 4. Did not happen. July 15 or so.
Medium size; some BER, fairly nice taste. May do again

Neutral Farmerdill On Apr 23, 2004, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

An extra early 3 -5 ounce round red fruit from Peters Seed Research. Similar to Prarie Fire but firmer and more crack resistant. (45 days)


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

North Sioux City, South Dakota

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