Tomato
Lycopersicon lycopersicum 'Marvel Striped'

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: Marvel Striped
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Height:

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 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:

Heart

Fruit Size:

Large (over one pound)

Days to Maturity:

Late (more than 80 days)

Fruit Colors:

Yellow

Orange

Red

Seed Type:

Open-pollinated

Usage:

Fresh, slicing

Canning

Disease Resistance:

Unknown - Tell us

Leaf Type:

Regular Leaf

Regional

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

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Pelham, Alabama

Blytheville, Arkansas

Fair Oaks, California

Menifee, California

Rancho Cucamonga, California

San Jose, California

Stamford, Connecticut

Hollywood, Florida

Espanola, New Mexico

Uniontown, Ohio

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Gardeners' Notes:

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positives
1
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Positive

On Jan 24, 2015, LoriAnn1 from Victoria
Canada wrote:

Started from seed indoors in late March, set out in mid May, harvesting big fruits in mid July. Beautiful looking, almost no seeds, abundant crop continued until late September. Sweet, mild citrusy flavour, also made a very sweet sauce base.

Positive

On Sep 20, 2014, Aixiab from Uniontown, OH wrote:

I love this variety of tomato. Very new to me. I didn't know what I was buying because it only said beefsteak tomato. I would like to plant it next year. I read the posting and it said I need to ferment the seeds. Can somebody explain the process please? Thank you very much!

Positive

On Feb 7, 2012, ronmac46 from Fair Oaks, CA wrote:

This was one of my favorite tomatoes last year! Great taste and color. I started mine from seed.

Positive

On Jan 11, 2011, sugarpine from San Jose, CA wrote:

Excellent variety. The plants produced a lot, and the fruits were very nice. They tasted sweet and fruity.

Positive

On Aug 7, 2008, passiflora_pink from Central, AL (Zone 8a) wrote:

One of the sweetest, meatiest, juciest tomatoes I have grown. Almost like eating fruit.

Positive

On Jan 20, 2005, Tplant from Pembroke Pines, FL (Zone 10a) wrote:

My family enjoys a good , sweet, juicy beefsteak and this tomato fit the bill. They were in the two pound plus range. They may not have been plentiful but how many tomatoes do you need when talking about two pounds each ? The color red, orange and yellow is a treat in itself.

Neutral

On Dec 25, 2004, Big_Red from Bethelridge, KY (Zone 6a) wrote:

Bi-color

"Very high producer of pretty heart-shaped yellow fruits with yellow and orange stripes throughout."