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PlantFiles: Tomato
Lycopersicon lycopersicum 'Red Pear'

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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: Red Pear

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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:
Cherry
Pear

Fruit Size:
Small (grape/cherry varieties)

Days to Maturity:
Mid (69-80 days)

Fruit Colors:
Red

Seed Type:
Open-pollinated

Usage:
Fresh, slicing
Canning

Disease Resistance:
Unknown - Tell us

Leaf Type:
Regular Leaf

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral ahaddock On Apr 4, 2009, ahaddock from Thousand Oaks, CA wrote:

Mostly a boring tomato. Just okay for sauces, in our experience it didn't thicken or add nuanced flavor to sauces, so we'll try other varieties before we go back to this one. We also found we had to run them through the tomato press 2 - 3 times. Plant is prolific and easy to grow and tend.

Regional...

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

Thousand Oaks, California
Valdosta, Georgia



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