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19 July 2012

Postby B_BQ » Jul 19, 2012 1:08 pm

I've mentioned before that my tomato plants, although shorter this year, are very healthy-looking and are producing a nice number of tomatoes.
I went out just now to do a bit of weeding around them, and I can't quite believe that the first ripe tomato of the year has arrived!

This is a gorgeous yellow. Certainly the best yellow we've tried. I grew Carolina Gold for many years, but this is far better:

Gold Dust:
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Sarah Schwarze - starting to turn pink:
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San Marzano, (Elongated) - also just starting to change colour:
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Some of the other varieties are on the point of changing colour too:
Italian Noire
Bonnie Best

The Blacks are still very green but healthy-looking.

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Re: 19 July 2012

Postby Eeyore » Jul 19, 2012 3:24 pm

Beautiful Brenda! My poor tommie plants look like chopped salad, thankfully I hav some still in small pots that didn't get transplanted and I can replace them and hope for the best.
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Re: 19 July 2012

Postby OGrubber » Jul 20, 2012 9:27 am

Gorgeous!
Simply gorgeous.
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Re: 19 July 2012

Postby DonnaZn2SK » Jul 21, 2012 9:42 am

Looks good, Brenda. My tomatoes are a real mix this year. I had to replant several varieties, so some of my plants are over four feet tall and some are a few inches tall!

I had my first Sungold cherry tomato this week, does that count? :lol:
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