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Re: determinate


There is nothing better than a sun warmed, home grown tomoatoe!  Jim, Had to
smile...they usually don't make it in the house!  LOL
Yummmmm
Vera


On 5/26/07, Kitty <kmrsy@comcast.net> wrote:
>
> Anticipppppppppppppppppppaaaaaaaaatttttttttio..........n
> (Rocky Horror)
>
> Got me droolin' already Jim!
>
> Kitty
> neIN, Zone 5
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "james singer" <islandjim1@verizon.net>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Sent: Saturday, May 26, 2007 2:57 PM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] determinate
>
>
> > You're in for a treat and a surprise. Tomato is one fruit where "home
> > grown" can really make a difference. You pick them vine ripe and bypass
> > hundreds of middlemen when you eat them. You will likely discover that
> > you'll eat many of them, if not most, before they even get inside the
> > house.
> >
> >
> > On May 26, 2007, at 4:37 PM, Kitty wrote:
> >
> >> Thanks Auralie & Jim.  Before asking I did refresh myself on the
> >> difference between det and indet, but was not aware that vines are
> >> usually indet and that cherries are usually indet or that cherries are
> >> usually vines, or, for that matter that Swt Baby Girl was a vine
> >> rather than a bush - although I think Ceres did mention it might get 8
> >> ft tall, leading me to think vine.
> >>
> >> I haven't grown any food in my life other than tomatoes and only tried
> >> that twice and that was years ago,  so it's all new to me.  3 to 4
> >> weeks!  Wow, that seems quick!  I'll let you know how they do.
> >> Thanks.
> >>
> >> Kitty
> >> neIN, Zone 5
> >> ----- Original Message ----- From: <Aplfgcnys@aol.com>
> >> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> >> Sent: Saturday, May 26, 2007 1:41 PM
> >> Subject: Re: [CHAT] determinate
> >>
> >>
> >>> Kitty, the Totally Tomatoes catalog says 'Sweet Baby Girl' is
> >>> Indeterminate, which is what I would expect.  I don't know of
> >>> any determinate cherry tomatoes - what would be the point?
> >>> Totally Tomatoes lists it as 65 days to maturity, which is a
> >>> bit slower than some.  I would guess you should have edible
> >>> fruit in about three weeks from flowers, but a lot will depend
> >>> on weather. If nights are not warm enough, the flowers will
> >>> not set fruit. Night temperatures are critical for tomato
> >>> production - but I'm sure you know all that.
> >>> Auralie
> >>>
> >>> In a message dated 05/26/2007 1:26:08 PM Eastern Standard Time,
> >>> kmrsy@comcast.net writes:
> >>>
> >>> Ok, my sweet baby girl tomatoes are in the ground, growing, and now
> >>> showing
> >>> some flowers.  I thought I would check around to see how long I'll be
> >>> waiting for the first bite and over how long a period I can expect
> >>> them to
> >>> produce if I don't get the dastardly diseases you all were writing
> >>> about.
> >>> Unfortunately, some sites say this variety is determinate while
> >>> others swear
> >>> it is indetrminate.  How does one know, other than the simple wait
> >>> and see
> >>> method?
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
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> > Island Jim
> > Southwest Florida
> > 27.1 N, 82.4 W
> > Hardiness Zone 10
> > Heat Zone 10
> > Sunset Zone 25
> > Minimum 30 F [-1 C]
> > Maximum 100 F [38 C]
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