Tomato
Lycopersicon lycopersicum 'Persimmon'

Family: Solanaceae (so-lan-AY-see-ee)
Genus: Lycopersicon (ly-koh-PER-see-kon)
Species: lycopersicum (ly-koh-PER-see-kum)
Cultivar: Persimmon

Height
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing
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
Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

Growing Habit
Indeterminate

Fruit Shape
Beefsteak

Fruit Size
Large (over one pound)

Days to Maturity
Mid (69-80 days)

Fruit Colors
Lime green
Yellow
Orange

Seed Type
Open-pollinated

Usage
Fresh, slicing
Canning

Disease Resistance

Leaf Type
Regular Leaf

Foliage Color

Bloom Characteristics

Water Requirements

Where to Grow