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RE: Re: Tomatoes

If you send me some seeds, I'll definitely try them here where we normally
have very humid weather.
Bonnie Holmes
1025 Stagecoach
Friendsville, TN 37737

> [Original Message]
> From: <TeichFlora@aol.com>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Date: 7/16/2007 7:10:50 AM
> Subject: [CHAT] Re: Tomatoes
> As most of you know I'm so not a vegy person, but DH faithfully plants
> tiny patch every year.  In the past couple years the subject of the
> tomato (aka Texas Wild, Mexican Wild, etc.)  has come up quite often here
> this list.  I think Jim grows it and sent out seeds at one point.   Out
of all 
> the tomatoes this is my favorite.  I had reported that it had  thrived
> continued to produce through the hottest summer and drought one 
year....all the 
> way till Christmas day when we had 6 inches of snow.  That  didn't even
kill the 
> shrub, a month or so later it had put on blossoms  again.  
> Well, an update....we have had unusually cold nights this past winter,
> getting down to 23 one night for a short period.  We have also had 
> heavy rains this year.  No flooding to speak of, but record  amounts. 
> the vegy garden is in a raised bed which is  usually well drained, it 
> definitely hasn't been able to dry out much.   All the other tomato
varieties that DH 
> planted are either totally dead, or just  barely hanging on.  The Wild
> is once again thriving and producing  like crazy. 
> I truly am a huge fan of this plant, now more than ever, it has made it 
> gh every weather condition that we have to offer, and the worst  
> neglect.....but it continues to thrive.  Was wondering how the seeds did 
for those of you 
> that tried them???  Was wondering if it does as well in  other climate
> Noreen
> zone 9
> Texas Gulf Coast
> In a message dated 7/14/2007 11:02:17 PM Central Daylight Time,  
> gardenchat-owner@hort.net writes:
> I always  thought it had something to do with too much water but I found
> online.
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