On Mon, 07 Aug 2006 13:26:44 GMT, "JoeSpareBedroom"
That was my experience, too. But my dad grows them every year and his
taste great. We live about 25 miles apart in upstate NY- same
zone, but my garden is primarily sand & his is primarily clay.
For me, this is the first year I've tried Scotia -- and they are very
tastey. In mid June I thought I'd get some by July 4, but then the
monsoons arrived & it was July 20th before I ate one. The six
plants have given me a few 2-3 inch tomatoes every day since. Very
juicey & full of flavor.
[who has had just 2 Sweet 100s this year-- and they are tasteless.
Unlike last year when they were like candy.]
I usually order within 10 days of getting the catalog. The things I order
usually has that disclaimer about shipping in time to arrive at time to
plant for your zone. And, they used to do just that but the last two years I
had to call and then reject the order. At least they were quick about the
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