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Offline Bob1

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Cow tit Plum
« on: August 07, 2011, 09:36:56 AM »
I have been going to local farms for more natural foods over the last two years.  I stopped at a place in Harleysville, PA and picked up one of these tomatoes.  It was huge at 6 1/2 x 2 1/4.  The inside was very meaty like a standard plum, but it tasted much better than a plum.  It was similar in taste to a Burpee beefsteak.  I saved the seeds and will try to grow them next year.  The only bad part, as the write up says, is that the shoulders do not ripen evenly and it was a bit green at the last inch.  The article also references some similar strains and the Gallo looks interesting.  I think I may try them all next year.  The place did not know the strain but surfing through the web I found one that looked similar and also had the green shoulder issue so I assume it is correct.  Has any one tried these?

http://t.tatianastomatobase.com:88/wiki/Cow's_Tit

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Bob


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Re: Cow tit Plum
« Reply #1 on: August 07, 2011, 11:19:51 AM »
Bob,

I never tried those brand of tomatoes, but they look something like tomatoes I planted last year and this year.  Best of luck trying to grow the tomatoes from seed!  :)

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Re: Cow tit Plum
« Reply #2 on: August 07, 2011, 02:02:47 PM »
Norma,
What did you plant? Where they the Amish paste?  Where the same size?  This thing was massive.  The lady told me she got the seeds from a man who has a stand at Zern's market in Gilbertsville, Pa.  I assume that man may have been from lancaster.

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Bob

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Re: Cow tit Plum
« Reply #3 on: August 07, 2011, 05:35:20 PM »
Norma,
What did you plant? Where they the Amish paste?  Where the same size?  This thing was massive.  The lady told me she got the seeds from a man who has a stand at Zern's market in Gilbertsville, Pa.  I assume that man may have been from lancaster.

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Bob

Bob,

No, the bigger tomatoes arenít Amish paste, although I did plant some of them.  The bigger ones are San Marzano, Super Marzano VFNT hybrid,  San Marzano Heium and San Marzano Redorta.  They all have almost the same taste. I bought the seeds at Tomato Growers Supply Company.  http://www.tomatogrowers.com/   http://www.tomatogrowers.com/processing.htm

The bigger ones for me are the San Marzano Redorta.  These are a few of my tomato plants.  I have many varieties planted this year.

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