Tomato
Lycopersicon lycopersicum 'Mexico'

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: Mexico
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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:

Beefsteak

Fruit Size:

Medium (under one pound)

Large (over one pound)

Days to Maturity:

Mid (69-80 days)

Fruit Colors:

Pink

Seed Type:

Open-pollinated

Usage:

Fresh, slicing

Canning

Disease Resistance:

Unknown - Tell us

Leaf Type:

Regular Leaf

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

Pelham, Alabama

San Jose, California

Miami, Florida

Bethelridge, Kentucky

Elgin, Texas

Fort Worth, Texas

Houston, Texas (2 reports)

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Gardeners' Notes:

2
positives
1
neutral
1
negative
RatingContent
Negative

On Jun 15, 2012, KCorley from Houston, TX wrote:

Fruits were beautifully-colored red with ridges along the shoulder. Unfortunately, they were somewhat tough, with flavor that was very close to tastelessness. One of the only homegrown tomatoes that nobody wanted to eat.

Positive

On Apr 21, 2011, Wustenfuchs from Morgan Hill, CA (Zone 9a) wrote:

Plants did wonderful here. Very large tasty tomatoes, and very productive.

Positive

On Jul 31, 2008, passiflora_pink from Central, AL (Zone 8a) wrote:

Thick, meaty flavorful tomatoes with few seeds...Perfect for a sandwich or any generall purpose.

Neutral

On Dec 19, 2004, Big_Red from Bethelridge, KY (Zone 6a) wrote:

Tasty, one lb.+ pink fruit from Mexico.