Strange Tomato

gldno1August 13, 2008

I have two of these plants in the lasagna bed.

The fruit is very sweet and tasty. I am saving seeds. I have looked at pictures of green tomatoes and nothing looks like it.

I don't know if it is caused by disease or what.

I only planted yellow and pink Brandywine and Mt. Gold and Granny Cantrell.

Any ideas?

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sweetwm007(6 b)

are both the plants giving you the same color fruit?
william

    Bookmark   August 13, 2008 at 1:18PM
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jspeachyn5

Were all your seed "new" this year, or some form last year?
Bonnie

    Bookmark   August 13, 2008 at 1:20PM
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sweetwm007(6 b)

if it had purple, would look like anna's noire.

william

    Bookmark   August 13, 2008 at 3:49PM
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gldno1

They are all the same color; I will be watching for later fruits to see what happens.

All seeds were new and were from Baker Creek.

I have the Black Pineapple, but it is totally different and smaller fruit.

Very interesting.............

    Bookmark   August 13, 2008 at 5:05PM
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helenh(z6 SW MO)

Does Baker Creek have a catalog that you can study? It doesn't look like a disease to me usually they would cause a bad outcome. Maybe it is Glenda's Green Wonder.

    Bookmark   August 13, 2008 at 7:45PM
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gldno1

I am beginning to think it is the Black Pineapple tomato from Baker Creek. The one plant I have labeled doesn't really look exactly the same though, so maybe there is a great variance in them.

I will be watching closely the rest of the season.

    Bookmark   August 14, 2008 at 7:51AM
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