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PlantFiles: Tomato
Lycopersicon lycopersicum 'Germaid Red'

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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: Germaid Red

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

Spacing:
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

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:
Beefsteak

Fruit Size:
Medium (under one pound)
Large (over one pound)

Days to Maturity:
Mid (69-80 days)

Fruit Colors:
Red

Seed Type:
Open-pollinated

Usage:
Fresh, slicing
Canning

Disease Resistance:
Unknown - Tell us

Leaf Type:
Regular Leaf

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Profile:

1 positive
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive Suze_ On Sep 17, 2006, Suze_ from (Zone 7b) wrote:

Great strong flavor. Deep red beefsteaks, stocky plants with good foliage cover.

Neutral Big_Red On Dec 16, 2004, Big_Red from Bethelridge, KY (Zone 6a) wrote:

"10-16 oz. red beefsteaks with superior flavor. Heavy and long production.

Regional...

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

Elgin, Texas
Fort Worth, Texas



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