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PlantFiles: Tomato
Lycopersicon lycopersicum 'Mexico'

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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: Mexico

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3 members have or want this plant for trade.

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

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2 positives
1 neutral
1 negative

Gardeners' Notes:

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

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

Positive passiflora_pink On Jul 31, 2008, passiflora_pink from Shelby County, AL (Zone 8a) wrote:

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

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

Tasty, one lb.+ pink fruit from Mexico.

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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