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bradley tomato, pink determinates

Posted by marcantonio long island ny (My Page) on
Sat, Dec 29, 12 at 17:45

i would like to try the bradley tomato, i don't know if it will grow well in my area. somebody also recomened a tomato called opal essence, but i heard production is not great. any advice on a decent producing pink determinate or semi -determinate tomato.
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RE: bradley tomato, pink determinates

I grow Bradley every year. Yes, it will do well in your zone. Mine are usually producing in high gear in late July to early August. Most of the time, I get a few more fruits in a second crop. The plants really don't go down until first frost.

I treat it like it was a pink Rutgers. Great canning tomato and also great for fresh eating. Size is usually around 6-10 oz's.

Ted


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RE: bradley tomato, pink determinates

Good, commonly grown tomato. Been popular for years. New Big Dwarf is one that is often discussed here. Personally I prefer Clear Pink Early, which I'm glad to see seeds available for again.

Dave


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