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What have I grown?

Posted by Cocogirl123 none (My Page) on
Sun, Sep 9, 12 at 10:53


So this is our first year gardening and we put together several above-ground containers. We bought everything as small plants, so we didn't plant anything from seed. In our strawberry box, we noticed something new a while ago and it looked a lot like a tomato plant. Though I know it is unwise, I decided to let it grow because I am just so curious. Now we have the tomatoes growing in the below picture. I am wondering if you would be so kind as to suggest what these might be. I have no clue what they are - or even how they ended up in my strawberries!

Thank you so much for all your help!!

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RE: What have I grown?

Here is another photo of some bigger ones - they are over 2 inches long...

RE: What have I grown?

They appear to be the general shape of a roma type tomato but it's hard to know the specific variety even with more pictures including fully ripe ones.

RE: What have I grown?

To me they look like the Amish Paste tomatoes that I grew this year. My Amish Paste tomatoes had that little "bump" on the end and they got huge.

RE: What have I grown?

There are lots of varieties that look like that at the green stage, so no way to ID it, but I bet what you have is a seed that was dropped there by a bird b'c that does happen, especially since you didn't plant it yourself. ( smile)

I don't know what you used in your strawberry box as a growing medium, but it too could have had some tomato seeds in it depending on what you used.

But my vote goes to bird transmission. ( smile)


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