Ok, yall taught me the difference between determinate and
indeterminate tomatoes...... but I have a quandry here.....
I looked up "Rutgers Select" ( which I have a pack of seeds of) on
internet from a dozen websites.....
Half the websites say they are determinate.
The other half say they are indeterminate.
All the websites seem to be places that specialize in selling seeds
have big tomato inventories.....
So, what's going on here ?
Are some of the same variety one way, and some the other way ?
Or is it : don't ask, don't tell ??
I'd feel a lot better about this if the experts agreed......
Andy in Eureka, Texas
I would tend to lean toward accepting Cornell Cooperative Extension,
which says it is determinate. It might be a very vigorous determinate,
though, allowing for some 'opinion' on the matter. Or, it could be that
different selections from the original 'Rutgers' variety have different growth
characteristics, depending on source. Or it might vary somewhat within
the strain (as it isn't a hybrid variety).
Clear as mud, right?
So what name is on the seed packet and what do they claim?
Pat in Plymouth MI ('someplace.net' is comcast)
Any technology distinguishable from magic is insufficiently advanced.
Well, the seed packet doesn't claim either -- no reference to it.
It is from American Seed (finest quality since 1897 :>))) )
It cost ten cents at the Dollar Store.
If it had specified whether determinate or indeterminate, I would not
googled it on the intenet. I would have just believed whatever
Well, I'll plant a few and see what comes up..... You can't have
too many tomatoes.. :>)))))) (yeah, right)
Andy in Eureka
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