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PlantFiles: Tomato
Lycopersicon lycopersicum 'Basinga'

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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: 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

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Profile:

No positives
2 neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Neutral berrygirl 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."

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

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

Regional...

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

Fort Collins, Colorado
Miami, Florida
Somerset, Kentucky
Fort Worth, Texas



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