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Old March 29, 2007   #1
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Default Tomatoberry

Has anyone grown the relatively new hybrid called "Tomatoberry"? I guess it's from the same folks that brought us SunGold.
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Old March 30, 2007   #2
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I am trying it this year. I love the suspense of trying new tomatoes.

I got my seeds from Johnny's. Mabe we can compare notes.
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Old March 30, 2007   #3
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I don't have it... yet! I may try to pick up a transplant just to try it out. The seeds were outrageously expensive, but I suppose that's all part of the marketing strategy!
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Old March 30, 2007   #4
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I purchased some seeds from Johnny's also. Sowed my first tomato seeds on the 27th, Tomatoberry among them. Cute looking tomato, should be fun to see what happens.
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Old July 9, 2007   #5
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Just a quick update on this plant: It's growing like crazy at this point and has set around 150 fruit easy. This thing is so far out-producing and out-growing Sungold. It's a monster. Fruit has blushed but not yet ripened.

I'll try to post some photos later.
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Old July 9, 2007   #6
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Is that the black-fruited one I've heard about?
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Old July 9, 2007   #7
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Nope. Tomatoberry is a newer Japanese hybrid supposedly from the same folks that brought us Sungold. It's a cherry that resembles a strawberry. I suppose I'd say it's an oxheart cherry. Very attractive overall.
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Is it ripe yet?..how bout now?..is it ripe now?..go check again..I'll be back in a bit...Well?..is it ready?

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Haha! Not yet, Bully! You're not making the wait any easier!
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Old July 9, 2007   #10
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Does Johnny's have an exclusive on Tomatoberry this year? This is the first I've heard of it.
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I scored some seeds through Trade Winds Fruit for a lot less than JSS's price.
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Well?

how were they?
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Old September 10, 2007   #13
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I thought they were pretty good. Nothing earth-shattering, but meaty and tasty. I'll grow them again for sure.
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Do they crack badly??? Are they productive???
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