Vegetables and Fruit forum: Blue tomato crop is a failure!

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Name: Caroline Scott
Calgary (Zone 4a)
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CarolineScott
Aug 31, 2013 12:52 PM CST
I only got one plant through and it only gave 5 small fruit----squirrels and/or magpies took two----
and they spit them out on the driveway!
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Patti1957
Aug 31, 2013 3:08 PM CST
Sorry to hear that Caroline. Which blue tomato is it? I grew Indigo Rose last year and the plants were loaded with fruit but it took forever for them to get ripe and I really didn't care for the taste. I have grown OSU Blue for a few years in the past and I thought it tasted better.


Name: Caroline Scott
Calgary (Zone 4a)
Charter ATP Member Plant Lover: Loves 'em all! Peonies Lilies Enjoys or suffers cold winters Winter Sowing
Bulbs Region: Canadian Garden Ideas: Master Level Million Pollinator Garden Challenge
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CarolineScott
Aug 31, 2013 7:15 PM CST
I had seeds for several varieties? might be Dancing with Smurfs?
I'll try again next year. I would like to try crossing some of these with Purple Smudge to try for a larger blue tomato.

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