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Marsh Tomato 'Tondina Maremmano'

Lycopersicon lycopersicum

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: Tondina Maremmano
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Height:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

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

Growing Habit:

Determinate

Fruit Shape:

Standard

Fruit Size:

Medium (under one pound)

Days to Maturity:

Early (55-68 days)

Mid (69-80 days)

Fruit Colors:

Red

Seed Type:

Open-pollinated

Usage:

Fresh, salad

Fresh, slicing

Canning

Disease Resistance:

Unknown - Tell us

Leaf Type:

Regular Leaf

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Sep 2, 2009, promethean_spar from Union City, CA wrote:

This determinant tomato came in relatively early for me, (80 days, but in cool coastal CA tomatoes develop slowly - other types are 90-100+ days this summer), vines grew to about 3-4' long on bushy plants that produced clusters of round, golf-ball sized tomatoes (similar to the clusters of premium tomatoes in the grocery store). It produced fruit for a month and then was done.

I appreciated that this plant finished in mid-September and made room for fall and winter crops. It would probably also be good in areas with a short season as well as containers due to it's relatively small size. The yield was good for the size plants it came from, and while it lasted. The fruit are half meat, half juice and the flavor is average for a tomato.

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On Dec 26, 2005, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

A 70 day, 4-6 ounce, cluster type Italian tomato.

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