- First developed by Dr. Alvin Hamson at Utah State University, The Hamson tomato's firm texture adapts well to fluctuating temperatures, higher elevations, and has good disease resistance.
70-75 days. Solanum lycoperscium. Hamson (DX52-12) Tomato seeds grow as annual indeterminate crops and are an early season heirloom variety. As sturdy plants, these tomatoes with non-GMO seeds produce as perennials in warmer southern climates. These powerhouse tomatoes are also considered semi-determinate in regions with longer growing seasons. Hamson Tomato crops, also referred to as Hamson DX-52-12 or DX 52-12, develop medium-sized 8-9 oz fruit with scarlet-red color with a round uniform shape. Their high quality sweetness with less acidic flavor provides a bright bite and is great for canning! In fact, this variety was first developed by Dr. Alvin Hamson in the cooler mountainous conditions at Utah State University! Hamson produced disease-resistant tomatoes with a firm texture that can adapt to fluctuating temperatures and higher elevations, as its origin is often mistaken for Colorado.