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Tomato 112

Danson Tomato 112: An aggressive semi-determinate plant with very good cover, for use in staked open field production, an early, main, and late season producer of  300+ gram tomatoes, deep globe shape, excellent balance of acid, sugar, and juiciness, very hard, extended shelf life, tiny blossom end scar, uniform ripening, red color, very uniform for size, and shape, can hold mature tomatoes in stasis on the vine for extended periods. It can produce in the early plantings in California and Baja with a substantial percentage of 3x4, 4x4, 4x5 fruits. It has also shown potential for use in ground culture with drip irrigation. Flexible. Tol: VFFA


 

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Tomato 145

Danson Tomato 145:  A vigorous determinate plant with good cover for staked or ground culture in the open field, a main season to late season producer, produces a heavy load of 300+ gram tomatoes from the bottom to the top, the fruit are deep oblate shaped, uniform ripening, a light red color, excellent interior quality with a good balance of acid, sugar, and juiciness, extremely hard texture, excellent shelf life, tiny blossom end scars, jointed, very high percentage of large fruits, tolerant to cracking, plant should be pushed at the early stages with sufficient fertilization and pruning to develop full potential. For Baja use in main season and late season with excellent tolerance to cold and cracking produces a high percentage of 4x4, and 4x5 fruits. Slotted for the first planting in Sinaloa produces  a high percentage of 3x4, 4x4, and 4x5 fruits. In the San Joaquin Valley, it has been successful on the ground about 7-10 days later than Shady Lady producing a higher percentage of 4x4 & 4x5 tomatoes than Shady Lady.  It is important to note that it has a longer shelf life at 6 color than Shady Lady does at 2 color allowing a larger percentage of the fruit to be harvested in a 30-40% color single pick.  The extended shelf life works in the field for the grower as well as in transit for the buyers. Tol: VFFA


 

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Merlot (Grape Cherry 1044)


Merlot (Grape Cherry 1044): Merlot is a new determinate bush grape cherry. It offers growers the opportunity to produce high quality grape cherry tomatoes at a fraction of the cost for indeterminate varieties. When grown in open field conditions, the plant is approximately 36" tall. It has a very concentrated set of fruit which helps to lower picking costs. It has good plant vigor and can be picked over an extended period of time. Fruit size is 8-12 grams.


 

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Tomato 149

Danson Tomato 149:  A vigorous semi-determinate plant with good cover for staked culture in the open field, a main season to late season producer, produces a heavy load of 340+ gram tomatoes from the bottom to the top, the fruit are deep oblate shaped, uniform ripening, a light red color, excellent interior quality with a good balance of acid, sugar, and juiciness, firm texture, excellent shelf life, tiny blossom end scars, jointed, very high percentage of large fruits, tolerant to cracking. Excellent tolerance to cooling temperatures and cracking with heavy production into the late season in Baja, and California.  Very high percentage of 3x4, 4x4, and 4x5 fruits in Sinaloa for first planting. Tol: VFFNATMV


 

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Tomato 205

Danson Tomato 205:  A mid to late season producer, produces a heavy load of 320+ gram tomatoes from the bottom to the top, the fruit are globe shaped, uniform ripening, a light red color, excellent interior quality with a good balance of acid, sugar, and juiciness, extremely hard texture, excellent shelf life, tiny blossom end scars, jointed, very high percentage of large fruits, tolerant to cracking. Use for main season and late season with tolerance to cold and cracking. Very high percentage of 3x4, 4x4, and 4x5 fruits. Tol: VFFA Cracking


 

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Tomato 206

Danson Tomato 206:  A vigorous semi-determinate plant with good cover for staked culture in the open field, a main season to late season producer, produces a heavy load of 300+ gram tomatoes from the bottom to the top, the fruit are globe shaped, green shoulders, a light red color, excellent interior quality with a good balance of acid, sugar, and juiciness, extremely hard texture, excellent shelf life, tiny blossom end scars, jointed, very high percentage of large fruits, tolerant to cracking. Use for main season. Very high percentage of  4x4, and 4x5 fruits. Tol: VFFTMV


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Tomato 240

Danson Tomato 240:  A mid to late season producer, produces a heavy load of 320+ gram tomatoes from the bottom to the top, the fruit are globe shaped, uniform ripening, a light red color, excellent interior quality with a good balance of acid, sugar, and juiciness, extremely hard texture, excellent shelf life, tiny blossom end scars, jointed, very high percentage of large fruits, tolerant to cracking. Use for main season and late season with tolerance to cold and cracking. Very high percentage of 3x4, 4x4, and 4x5 fruits. Tol: VFFA Cracking


 

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Tomato 435

Danson Tomato 435: An Early Short Day Tomato Variety, Danson 435 adds a dynamic new product to the very early planting slot that has transplants going into the field during the short days of winter under cold and cool conditions. 435 is a determinate ESL variety that can produce volume in the very early slot. It is a very firm tomato that is flattened globe. It produces good size. It fits in the same slot as Merced and produces much better fruit quality