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HS508 Tomatoes In The Florida Garden1 James M Stephens2 The tomato a relative of pepper potato and eggplant is not only the most important commercial vegetable in Florida but also is the most popular garden vegetable It can be grown successfully by many methods of culture in baskets in solution on stakes on the ground mulched unmulched or in a greenhouse VARIETIES Staking Indeterminate Large Fruit Floradel once a leading vine ripe commercial variety seeds hard to find Fruit large red Resistant to Fusarium wilt 1 gray leafspot and graywall Tropic another hard one to find but worth looking for Fruit large red Resistant to Fusarium wilt 1 vert wilt gray leafspot graywall Manalucie another old commercial standard staking type Large red fruit Resistant to Fusarium wilt 1 early blight gray leafspot graywall leaf mold Better Boy nationwide favorite that does well in Florida Resistant to Fusarium wilt 1 vert wilt and root knot nematodes Bonnie Best grows better in North Florida than South Florida Medium size red fruit Likes cages Manapal old Florida variety Medium size red fruit Bragger Has produced good yields of 1 pound fruits in organic amended soils Indeterminate Small fruit Red Cherry fruits are 1 inches diameter Sweet Chelsea vines vigorously fruits profusely 1 inch Sweet 100 beautiful hands of fruit that are 1 inch or less in diameter Sweet Million Fruits similar to cherry types but produced in extra long clusters Bush type to Semi vining Determinate Large Fruit Walter old standard large red fruit resistant to Fusarium 1 and 2 gray leafspot graywall Suncoast New deep red inside and out large fruit resistant to Fusarium 1 and 2 vert wilt gray leafspot A University of Florida release Floramerica Award winner Large red fruit Resistant to Fusarium wilt 1 and 2 gray leafspot gray mold crown rot Flora dade Recommend this one Big red fruit resistant to Fusarium wilt 1 and 2 vert wilt gray leafspot 1 This document is HS508 one of a series of the Horticultural Sciences



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