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Pictures of Ripe Indigo Rose Tomatoes

Posted by jrslick KS/5 (My Page) on
Tue, Jul 10, 12 at 23:49

We have been selling them for several weeks now and I forgot to get back on here and share a pics, sorry. Sales are picking up and we have alot of repeat buyers. People try one or two or even buy one or two pounds! I am charging $2.50 a pound. Probably could be more, but I don't have the time to sell different tomatoes at different prices.

Here are some pictures of the RIPE ones.

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What they look like on the plant.

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For the record, they are very dirty. I have been using misters in the high tunnel to keep things cooler (it has been working great) but we had a stop kick up a week ago and it blew more dust than rain. All the dust stuck to the tomatoes. I washes off, but the misters don't get it all. That is why the ones in top left look dirty.

Jay


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RE: Pictures of Ripe Indigo Rose Tomatoes

Many thanks for posting such a great visual aid. Now we know when to pick these things.


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RE: Pictures of Ripe Indigo Rose Tomatoes

Also FYI,

The ones in these pictures are really ripe. You may want to pick when they are a little less red and more orange. If you wait till they are this red, they won't have much shelf life left.

Jay


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