Tomato
Lycopersicon lycopersicum 'Red Pear'

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

Regional

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

Thousand Oaks, California

Valdosta, Georgia

Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral

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.