Square Foot Gardening Forum
[table bgcolor=#000000 height=275][tr][td]

Hello Guest!
Welcome to the official Square Foot Gardening Forum.
There's lots to learn here by reading as a guest. However, if you become a member (it's free, ad free and spam-free) you'll have access to our large vermiculite databases, our seed exchange spreadsheets, Mel's Mix calculator, and many more members' pictures in the Gallery. Enjoy.


[/td][/tr][/table]
Search
 
 

Display results as :
 

 


Rechercher Advanced Search

Latest topics
» How's the Weather Where You're At?
by Yardslave Today at 5:35 pm

» hanging grow light suggestions
by sanderson Today at 3:23 pm

» A new SFG fan from Texas
by Scorpio Rising Today at 2:12 pm

» 2018 SFG in Brooks, GA
by Scorpio Rising Today at 2:09 pm

» N&C Midwest: When are your starting seeds?
by Scorpio Rising Today at 1:28 pm

» Happy Birthday!!
by Scorpio Rising Today at 1:22 pm

» Northern California & Coastal Valleys - What are you doing this month?
by countrynaturals Today at 10:48 am

» Hi Everyone
by countrynaturals Today at 1:53 am

» N&C Midwest: February 2018 !
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 11:07 pm

» Horsetail weed
by sanderson Yesterday at 7:36 pm

» CANADIAN REGION: What are you doing in February 2018?
by Kelejan Yesterday at 9:31 am

» MD Home & Garden Ticket Drawing (until 2/24/18)
by sanderson Yesterday at 2:55 am

» Path Width
by donnainzone5 2/23/2018, 11:20 pm

» parsnips in square foot garden?
by Turan 2/23/2018, 8:38 pm

» Your favorite blackberries or raspberries?
by Mikesgardn 2/23/2018, 5:51 pm

» SUGA 2018
by SQWIB 2/23/2018, 2:02 pm

» Mid-Atl - Feb 2018 - Anyone starting seed indoors yet?
by BeetlesPerSqFt 2/23/2018, 12:22 am

» Hello from Northern Ontario Eh!
by skidmoca 2/22/2018, 9:04 pm

» Eggplant - (Japanese) Millionaire
by Scorpio Rising 2/22/2018, 8:57 pm

» Floating Away and New Seeds!
by Scorpio Rising 2/22/2018, 8:55 pm

» ahoy mateys from Arkansas
by Scorpio Rising 2/22/2018, 8:45 pm

» Sowing Experiment! Anyone Tried This?
by Scorpio Rising 2/21/2018, 8:49 pm

» Fourth Year SFG in Canada
by trolleydriver 2/21/2018, 5:13 pm

» Aerogrow by Miracle Grow
by AtlantaMarie 2/21/2018, 7:05 am

» Seed Organizing Ideas
by AtlantaMarie 2/21/2018, 7:04 am

» Areogardening
by BeetlesPerSqFt 2/20/2018, 9:54 pm

» has55's R & D Journey
by sanderson 2/20/2018, 1:55 am

» WANTED: Pictures of Compost Bins
by bigdogrock 2/19/2018, 10:28 pm

» The New Square Foot Gardening Foundation page is now online!
by sanderson 2/19/2018, 6:40 pm

» February: What to plant in Northern California and Central Valley areas
by sanderson 2/19/2018, 6:31 pm

Google

Search SFG Forum

Tomato varieties: Anyone growing these?

Go down

Tomato varieties: Anyone growing these?

Post  shocks20 on 7/22/2011, 12:20 pm

I'm trying to figure out what my mystery tomato plant is...I thought it was a Federle, but the fruit is too round for that. They are also still green, which doesn't help any!
The other varieties I got with my order (the labels for each plant did not stay in the little pot they came with and some plants didn't stay in their pot thru shipping! Sad ) are: Pink Berkeley Tie Dye; Matt's Wild Cherry; Black Cherry and Hawaiian Current.
I don't think it is the hawaiian current or matt's wild as the fruit is already at least an inch across. Any ideas? Is anyone growing the above varieties that could show me pics?
I'll add a pic when I get home from work today...
avatar
shocks20

Posts : 107
Join date : 2010-04-05
Age : 38
Location : Hastings, MN (zone 4a)

View user profile http://www.jtrbaby.blogspot.com

Back to top Go down

black cherry

Post  mijejo on 7/22/2011, 3:00 pm

I have a black cherry that I grew from seed. I do not think I can provide a photograph, but I will try to explain how it looks. It is not a potato leaf, so it has the regular tomato sytle leaves. The fruit will grow to just smaller than a golf ball and will stay green and firm until ripening. Mine turn a medium to dark brown. I assume they are ready because they are no longer firm. They taste good, but so far, I prefer the Sweet 100 Cherry Tomato. However, this one is a little larger and has more pulp.
avatar
mijejo

Posts : 156
Join date : 2011-05-25
Location : Cincinnati, Ohio

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Tomato varieties: Anyone growing these?

Post  quiltbea on 7/22/2011, 3:47 pm

Matt's Wild Cherry are very small red fruits and tart but delicious.

Here's Matt's on the vine.

Here's L to R: Moskvich, Black Cherry, White Cherry, and Matt's Wild Cherry
I found Black Cherry very tasty and when roasted and frozen, it was terrific added to tomato sauces or chilis later. The fruits sort of have a dark green tinge on the top and very dark wine-red bodies when ripe.

Here's lots of Black Cherry harvested. Even those with the green tinge were ripe and very tasty.

Black Cherry before ripened.
avatar
quiltbea

Female Posts : 4705
Join date : 2010-03-21
Age : 75
Location : Southwestern Maine Zone 5A

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Tomato varieties: Anyone growing these?

Post  shocks20 on 7/22/2011, 7:22 pm

Thanks mijejo and quiltbea!! From your descriptions and pics, I think mine is a black cherry! I bought one of those when I thought the one I ordered didn't make it...hopefully I'll like them!
Here is a pic from just now:

avatar
shocks20

Posts : 107
Join date : 2010-04-05
Age : 38
Location : Hastings, MN (zone 4a)

View user profile http://www.jtrbaby.blogspot.com

Back to top Go down

Re: Tomato varieties: Anyone growing these?

Post  Sponsored content


Sponsored content


Back to top Go down

Back to top


 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum