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Old August 1, 2010   #1
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Default Worlds most expensive seeds???

My false teeth nearly fell when i saw how much they were charging for tomato seeds in this catalog that came in my mail.Notice where ive circled the cunning why they have worded it so as they cant be liable for false advertising (Our Suppler),wow hard to believe that there's actually a tomato out there that doesn't need spraying, just a hint of sarcasm there

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Old August 1, 2010   #2
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Looks like they are all that expensive...I'd shop elsewhere! lol
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Sounds like robbers to me!
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Old August 1, 2010   #4
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Well...you need to ask farmall, about it...as it was his grandfather was the one to release it.

http://www.glecklerseedmen.com/index...eron+sprayless
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Well...you need to ask farmall, about it...as it was his grandfather was the one to release it.

http://www.glecklerseedmen.com/index...eron+sprayless
oh ok,so is it just a name or does it have a higher tolerance level than other tomatoes??
Myself ive never ever had to spray a tomato plant in my life
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Old August 1, 2010   #6
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Barnum said there's a sucker born every minute; guess they're just fishing for them.
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I wonder; does "seeds for 2 plants" mean 2 seeds, or is there some margin for error?
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I think its all in the wording,when "suckers" read that they see in there minds two big plants with lots of tomatoes where otherwise they only see two little seeds.
Cunning *&$*#

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are seed expensive in general in nz? seeds for 2 plants, what does that mean? 2 seeds? what if they don't germinate!
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No that is really really expensive for here Tom,i Know of one seed company that sell about 100 seeds for $2.95=US$2.10,and you are right ,what happens if they don't germinate??.

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Wow that is crazy!
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I'm surprised that some of you don't recognize most of those pictures b'c it's a US based company that has ads like that in the Sunday Supplementsts for years and years.

I actually got a catalog from them that was so ridiculous in describing varieties, mostly renamed BTW, that I did a long post about it but right now I don't remember where or when,

Wasn't there a song that had lyrics that included "where or when?"

I guess you can tell I've had kind of a long day here.
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Yeah, with only two seeds you'd be lucky to get even one plant. I hate deluded commercial bs like that. And by the way, no tomatoes "require spraying" with poisons. YUCK!
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I have plenty of Peron seed but it looks like I will have to raise my price Ha Ha. I don't know were the sprayless to pestacide problems came from someone obviously made that up My grandfather introduced the peron in the late 40's as a variety that did very well against disease not insects. The Peron was one of our best selling tomato's from the 50's to 1994 when my father Closed the seed company down, so the Peron is definatly nothing new. I do feel sorry for anyone who would dumb enough to pay that much for seeds or plants.

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I have plenty of Peron seed but it looks like I will have to raise my price Ha Ha. I don't know were the sprayless to pestacide problems came from someone obviously made that up My grandfather introduced the peron in the late 40's as a variety that did very well against disease not insects. The Peron was one of our best selling tomato's from the 50's to 1994 when my father Closed the seed company down, so the Peron is definatly nothing new. I do feel sorry for anyone who would dumb enough to pay that much for seeds or plants.

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Good thing you have a stash of seeds, 'cause 2 cents wouldn't even buy you ONE, lol!!!
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