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Tomato
Lycopersicon lycopersicum 'Gold Ball'

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: Gold Ball
Additional cultivar information:(aka Livingston's Gold Ball)
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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:

Small (grape/cherry varieties)

Days to Maturity:

Early (55-68 days)

Fruit Colors:

Yellow

Seed Type:

Open-pollinated

Usage:

Fresh, salad

Disease Resistance:

Unknown - Tell us

Leaf Type:

Regular Leaf

Regional

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

Miami, Florida

Omaha, Nebraska

Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral

On Nov 28, 2005, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

An 86 day ping pong ball sized cultivar.

Neutral

On Mar 10, 2005, Big_Red from Bethelridge, KY (Zone 6a) wrote:

"Introduced in 1892 - "Beautiful canary-yellow fruits about 1-1/2 inches in diameter, borne in clusters. Flesh thick. Fine for preserves.

The fruits are 2 to 3 ounces, globe shaped, truly an beautiful color on indeterminate plants.".