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PlantFiles: Tomato
Lycopersicon lycopersicum 'Zemfira'

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: Zemfira

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6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

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:
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)
Late (more than 80 days)

Fruit Colors:

Seed Type:
American hybrid
French hybrid

Fresh, salad
Fresh, slicing

Disease Resistance:
Fusarium Wilt (F)
Verticillium Wilt (V)
Root Nematodes (N)

Leaf Type:
Regular Leaf


No positives
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

Neutral Farmerdill On Nov 24, 2004, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

From Semena: "A new indeterminate tomato hybrid with large fruit and high yield potential. The plant is vigorous, with adequate foliage. Produces very uniform, flattened globe-shaped fruit averaging 180-200 g in weight and featuring slight ribbing. The fruit have attractive intense color and high firmness even at full ripeness. An extremely wide range of resistances: to Fusarium wilt (Races 1, 2), Verticillium wilt, Alternaria stem canker, Cladosporium leaf and fruit mould (Races A, B, C, D, E), Tobacco Mosaic Virus, Tomato Yellow Leaf Curl Virus and Tomato Spotted Wilt Virus. Suitable for cultivation in glasshouses and plastic film greenhouses and for stake or trellis culture in the open field."

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