Tomato
Lycopersicon lycopersicum 'Basinga'

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: Basinga
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Height:

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Spacing:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

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:

Heart

Beefsteak

Fruit Size:

Medium (under one pound)

Days to Maturity:

Mid (69-80 days)

Late (more than 80 days)

Fruit Colors:

Yellow

Seed Type:

Open-pollinated

Family heirlooms

Usage:

Fresh, salad

Fresh, slicing

Disease Resistance:

Unknown - Tell us

Leaf Type:

Regular Leaf

Regional

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

Fort Collins, Colorado

Miami, Florida

Somerset, Kentucky

Fort Worth, Texas

Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral

On Mar 3, 2007, berrygirl from Braselton, GA (Zone 7b) wrote:

Said to produce moderate to heavy yields of fruit and that it has a "sweet delicate tangy flavor, mild but definitely not bland."

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On Dec 27, 2004, Big_Red from Bethelridge, KY (Zone 6a) wrote:

Pale yellow, heartish shaped, meaty globes with pink blushing.