I've seen a new variety of yellow plum tomatoes in the cataloges this
year- has anyone tried them? I was interested to read about the San
Marzano and will have to look for them this year. I've grown the
Cherokee heirloom tomatoe and really liked the taste- they are a deep
On Feb 9, 9:20 pm, email@example.com wrote:
Well, unless San Marzano is different where you are, they are not
I grew a couple of San Marzano plants outdoors here in the UK last
year, so they're pretty hardy. They are also very tasty, RED, classic
Italian plum tomatoes!
(They're not difficult to find - try http://www.seedsofitaly.com/ or a
I will be planting a lot more of them this year and rather less of the
silly heritage tomatoes I planted last year.
That said, "Lemon vine" isn't bad as far as yellow "plum" tomatoes go
- and certainly very productive, even grown out of doors in pots.
(I have taken note of your comment about Cherokee though and will go
and see if I can buy it from the web.)
I am not sure what variety of tomato I am growing however it is yellow bell
shaped fruit about the size of a currant. The plant is very late maturing,
it set fruit quite some time ago however things are finally starting to
yellow up. It has been deset by blight (late blight I think) that has watsed
part of the plant. The blight also wasted part of a grosse lisse growing
alongside. We have had a cool moist summer thus far which is greta for
blight, bad for early maturing of tomatos. Can't yet tell you how they
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