Tomato 'Marianna'

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: Marianna
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Height:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Danger:

Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Seed Collecting:

N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Growing Habit:

Determinate

Fruit Shape:

Plum

Fruit Size:

Medium (under one pound)

Days to Maturity:

Mid (69-80 days)

Fruit Colors:

Red

Seed Type:

Unknown - Tell us

Usage:

Fresh, salad

Disease Resistance:

Fusarium Wilt (F)

Verticillium Wilt (V)

Root Nematodes (N)

Tobacco Mosaic (T)

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

Regional

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

Hermosa, South Dakota

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Jan 8, 2019, cwalsh2 from Hermosa, SD wrote:

The Marianna tomato, handles both the heat and cold extremes of Western South Dakota. The yield is extremely large, and resistance to bottom end rot and cracking is better than any tomato I have ever grown. This is the only variety I have grown for several years, because I make a lot of sauce, and can a lot. The solids are so high that the gar is full to the top with dark red tomato instead of water on top. The concentrated set is great for canning, but there is enough early and late ripe fruit, to keep fresh tomatoes on the table all season. Definitely my favorite, although I will grow some round ones to sell next season, but the Marianna will be on my table. The size is large for a Roma type at 4.5 Oz. They are on sturdy vines, but use a heavy cage, because they set so many fruit that t... read more

Neutral

On Apr 24, 2004, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

A new saladette tomato from Sakata. A Japanese hybrid touted as large, prolific and uniform. It has resistance to Verticillium, Fusarium 1& 2, Alternaria Stem Canker and Gray leaf Spot.

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