Tropic

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Tropic
Maturity midseason
Growth habit indet.
Leaf type regular
Fruit color red
Fruit shape oblate
Fruit size medium
Fruit type slicer
Variety type open-pollinated, commercial
Country USA

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This tomato was developed for hot and humid climates, where it performs very well and exibits good disease resistance. Indet., regular leaf plants. Fruits are 7-9 oz, red (yellow skin) and thick-walled. Also does well in greenhouse as it withstands humidity very well. Very good sweet flavor.

Seed source:

1. Darrel Jones, Hamilton, Alabama 12
2. TomatoFest 11

Year grown:

Location: Zone 7b, PNW, Anmore, BC, Canada (760 ft above sea level)


History

  • Developed by the University of Florida for humid climates.
  • Breeder: Florida Agricultural Experimental Station, Bradenton. 1969.
  • Parentage: 479-6-1 CASTME x 18-D2-D4-8-1.
  • Resistance: race 1 fusarium and verticillium wilts, gray leaf spot and graywall.

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