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PlantFiles: Tomato
Lycopersicon lycopersicum 'Besser'

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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: Besser

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Height:
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)
6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Spacing:
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:
Cherry

Fruit Size:
Small (grape/cherry varieties)

Days to Maturity:
Mid (69-80 days)

Fruit Colors:
Red

Seed Type:
Open-pollinated

Usage:
Fresh, salad

Disease Resistance:
Unknown - Tell us

Leaf Type:
Regular Leaf

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Profile:

1 positive
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive davidguss On Oct 4, 2013, davidguss from Walla Walla, WA wrote:

Bessel is the most vigorous tomato I have grown. It is also very productive, producing hundreds of golf ball size fruits. Flavor is very good, but not as intense as some of the other cherry tomatoes. The fruits had no cracks and are beautiful in salads.

Neutral Farmerdill On Oct 1, 2005, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

A red cherry.

Regional...

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

Miami, Florida
Fort Worth, Texas
Walla Walla, Washington



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