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Re: Supper, now Wild Tomato


Jim - are these wild tomatoes as acid as their cultivated cousins?

Pam

On Apr 4, 2005 11:06 AM, james singer <islandjim1@verizon.net> wrote:
> Glad they are still producing for you, Theresa. Yes, excellent flavor.
> 
> On Apr 4, 2005, at 10:52 AM, Theresa wrote:
> 
> > And the wild ones are quite tasty (thanks Jim for the seeds a couple
> > years ago!)
> >
> > Theresa
> >
> > james singer wrote:
> >
> >> Wild ones are about the size of a large blueberry. They grow in
> >> clusters of seven or eight that ripen at the same time, so we pick
> >> them by the cluster. We eat them in salads and an uncooked pasta
> >> sauce. The flavor is the best. And I guess they have escaped. They
> >> are so common in south Florida that some people think they're native,
> >> but they're not; they're native to Mexico and central America. Mrs
> >> Mockingbird keeps us supplied with plants, not always in the best
> >> location, but they transplant easily.
> >>
> >> On Apr 4, 2005, at 11:18 AM, Chapel Ridge Wal Mart National Hearing
> >> Center wrote:
> >>
> >>> How do the wild ones taste?  Wild tomatoes?  Would these be
> >>> something they
> >>> refer to as having escaped?
> >>>
> >>> Kitty
> >>> ----- Original Message -----
> >>> From: "james singer" <islandjim1@verizon.net>
> >>> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> >>> Sent: Monday, April 04, 2005 5:42 AM
> >>> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Supper
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>> We have two tomato plants [not counting about 20 wild
> >>>> tomatoes]--one is
> >>>> a "Better Boy"; the other is a "Better Bush." We chose them because
> >>>> they were the only two varieties available at HD on the day we
> >>>> decided
> >>>> to plant them. The "Better Boy" is the better of the two. It has,
> >>>> thus
> >>>> far, produced 20 or so fruits and shows no sign of letting up. The
> >>>> "Better Bush" has produced about five fruits and seems to be
> >>>> developing
> >>>> some reluctance to producing many more. It currently has three or
> >>>> four
> >>>> green fruits and when these ripen, I think I'll rip it out and
> >>>> replace
> >>>> it with whatever HD has at that time. I'd like to replace it with a
> >>>> "Roma." But whatever we end up with, they will all quit flowering
> >>>> when
> >>>> the nights warm up in late May or June, but may produce a second
> >>>> crop
> >>>> in the fall [the wild ones do, so maybe the tame ones will too].
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>> On Apr 3, 2005, at 10:00 PM, Christopher P. Lindsey wrote:
> >>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Hi Jim,
> >>>>>
> >>>>>    What kind of tomatoes do you grow in the garden?  Do you have a
> >>>>>    favorite variety?
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Chris
> >>>>>
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> >>>> Island Jim
> >>>> Southwest Florida
> >>>> 27.0 N, 82.4 W
> >>>> Hardiness Zone 10
> >>>> Heat Zone 10
> >>>> Minimum 30 F [-1 C]
> >>>> Maximum 100 F [38 C]
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> >> Island Jim
> >> Southwest Florida
> >> 27.0 N, 82.4 W
> >> Hardiness Zone 10
> >> Heat Zone 10
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> >> Maximum 100 F [38 C]
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> Island Jim
> Southwest Florida
> 27.0 N, 82.4 W
> Hardiness Zone 10
> Heat Zone 10
> Minimum 30 F [-1 C]
> Maximum 100 F [38 C]
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-- 
Pam Evans
Kemp TX
zone 8A

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