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RE: Re: Tomatoes


Noreen, I would LOVE to try some of those seeds.  We are not having much luck with ours either.
   
  Jesse

Bonnie Holmes <holmesbm@usit.net> wrote:
  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: 
> To: 
> 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
his 
> tiny patch every year. In the past couple years the subject of the
"wild" 
> tomato (aka Texas Wild, Mexican Wild, etc.) has come up quite often here
on 
> 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
and 
> 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,
even 
> getting down to 23 one night for a short period. We have also had 
unsually 
> heavy rains this year. No flooding to speak of, but record amounts. 
Although 
> 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
tomato 
> 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 
throu
> 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
zones??
> 
> 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
this 
> 
> online.
>
>
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