BIGGEST tomato I've ever grown

LogyMcKae(7)August 7, 2013

It's the biggest I've grown, that's a two liter in the picture! Post of a picture of your GIANTS!

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LogyMcKae(7)

It is a 'Big Rainbow!'

    Bookmark   August 7, 2013 at 4:54PM
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edweather(Zone 5a/b Central NY)

Congrats on your Big Rainbow. They are on my short list for next year pending the outcome of this years Hawaiian Pineapples. They are big and green, but not ripe yet.

    Bookmark   August 7, 2013 at 6:43PM
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mbrowne(9b Central CA)

So, what did it weigh?

    Bookmark   August 7, 2013 at 7:52PM
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Gilgamesh8(4)

Awesome!! Enjoy that pumpkin!!

    Bookmark   August 7, 2013 at 8:39PM
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LogyMcKae(7)

I wish I knew I don't have a kitchen scale! And thanks a lot ed, let me know how the Hawaiian pineapple is!?

    Bookmark   August 7, 2013 at 10:47PM
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Chris Gilbert(Bettendorf, IA Zone 5b)

Nice! Hillbilly is similar in color and a potato leaf - I plan on trying the Hillbilly next year. How did your Big Rainbow taste?

    Bookmark   August 7, 2013 at 10:51PM
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tomahtohs

Wow, I too would love to know how much that tomato pictured weighs.

Since you asked, here are a couple pictures of my biggest yet - a 1lb, 10 oz Kellogg's Breakfast tomato.

I have a few Supersteak tomatoes on the vine that look like they might get bigger than this one, so hopefully more pictures to come!

    Bookmark   August 7, 2013 at 10:56PM
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LogyMcKae(7)

I don't eat tomatoes I just grow them. Lol. And my mom hasn't eaten it I'll be sure to let you all know!

    Bookmark   August 9, 2013 at 10:34PM
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LA_Sunshine

17.2 ounces!

Now, it may not sound like a record, BUT it was grown in a 6 gallon (maybe 7, I'm not quite sure) self-watering container on a balcony.

It's Cherokee Purple. The name sounded pretty good when I was picking out a plant at Walmart. If I new it would get to be over 8 ft tall, I would have never bought it. But, for whatever reason, it's deliriously happy, and it's been producing like crazy. The only problem is it's taking up a ton of space on the small balcony. But it's worth it :)

    Bookmark   August 10, 2013 at 4:12PM
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