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Question on a Yellow Tomato

Posted by Avocado101 9A Southern Californ (My Page) on
Sun, Jan 27, 13 at 22:29

Last year, one of my co-workers gave me a yellow tomato. It was hard, and still it is hard. It has not dried nor turned mushy. What type of tomato is this? The size is about 2 inches in diameter.


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RE: Question on a Yellow Tomato

there 12000 varieties of tomato 500 may be yellow varieties there is no way to tell from your description.


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RE: Question on a Yellow Tomato

If it lasted as long as you say it could well be what's called a keeping variety, they ripen very slowly and in geneneral have lousy tastes with a few exceptions.

I've linked to a list of longkeeper varieties below from Tania's excellent tomato data base so you can see how many there are.

But with no information given to you I think, actually know, that it will be impossible to ID it.

The only one on her list that I've grown, is the one under the Z category, which is also known as Giraffe.

Hope that helps.

Carolyn

Here is a link that might be useful: Longkeeper varieties


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