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Discussion in 'Container Gardening' started by Melissa, Jun 28, 2013.

  1. Melissa

    Melissa Member

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    A number of years ago I saw a commercial for these. Has anyone every seen one in real life? Or should I wait till spring and just do a regular tomato?
     
  2. Hangman

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    i have never herd of a tomato tree. do you have a link for more info
     
  3. Northernfox

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    That sounds interesting I'd love to know more
     
  4. Melissa

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    Well if I find one of these I will tell you all about it.. cause basically I can't keep my mouth shut.... *lol*
     
  5. Northernfox

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    Lol that would be fun !
     
  6. MB3

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    https://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/mv146

    aka tamarillo. It is still in the same family as tomatoes, just not a true tomato, and comes from NZ iirc.

    also
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tamarillo
    http://www.hort.purdue.edu/newcrop/morton/tree_tomato.html
    http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/701065
    http://www.pennystomatoes.com/tomato-tree.html
     

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