Tomato
Lycopersicon lycopersicum 'Livingston's Beauty'

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: Livingston's Beauty
Additional cultivar information:(aka Beauty)
Hybridized by A. W. Livingston
Registered or introduced: 1886
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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)

36-48 in. (90-120 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:

Standard

Fruit Size:

Medium (under one pound)

Days to Maturity:

Mid (69-80 days)

Fruit Colors:

Purple

Seed Type:

Open-pollinated

Usage:

Fresh, salad

Fresh, slicing

Canning

Disease Resistance:

Unknown - Tell us

Leaf Type:

Regular Leaf

Regional

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

Pelham, Alabama

Potosi, Missouri

Omaha, Nebraska

Molalla, Oregon

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

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

Delicious, true "homegrown" tomato flavor.

Neutral

On Mar 9, 2005, Big_Red from Bethelridge, KY (Zone 6a) wrote:

The greatest of all Purple-Colored Home Market Sorts. Strong Grower, Very Productive. Large, Smooth and Early. Introduced in 1886. Indeterminate 4 to 8 ounce fruits.