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Sunday, June 7 View Page
Big wixim looking great ,ending with mega bloom on very top .has 8 leaves , way ahead of schedule but allís good here in ri
Sunday, June 7 View Page
Mamma Canadian big boy and pappa 6.55 pork chop going to make a cross !
Sunday, June 7 View Page
Big wixom mega bloom size of a nickel but only few daysold
Sunday, June 7 View Page
Big wixom mega bloom size of a nickel but only few daysold
Sunday, June 7 View Page
Big wixom mega bloom size of a nickel but only few daysold
Monday, June 8 View Page
Big wixom megabloom
Tuesday, June 9 View Page
6.55 pork chop very compact plant ,
Thursday, June 11 View Page
Big wixom starting to open nearing half dollar size ! Getting wind wiped today
Thursday, June 11 View Page
Big wixom starting to open.
Saturday, June 13 View Page
Greenbud riding on the back of the dragon, take me away!! hahaha
Saturday, June 13 View Page
6.55 pork chop megas in there trying to bloom ! Nice healthy plant !
Saturday, June 13 View Page
Nice rectangler block megabloom on 6.23 konieczny, Domingo
Saturday, June 13 View Page
Nice megabloom on the 6.55 pork chop , hanging around! hopefully opens late week when weather gets warmer ! Have megas blooming now but night temps low 50s most the week !
Sunday, June 14 View Page
Have to say big wixom and the 6.23 konieczny are taking the lead on these first truss megas ! Someone is going to land a big one ! Probably not me 49 degrees out this morning and the next couple ! 6.55 pork chop on there heals with bigger fuller plants buds a little behind , hopefully hold out to end of week when weather is warmer!
Monday, June 15 View Page
Monday, June 15 View Page
Hmmm ribbon vine , time to do some surgery! Bloom has no stem will end it at the growth tip , or maybe cut just below bloom ? Let the leader to the left become the main !
Tuesday, June 23 View Page
Happy face on 6.23 konieczny ! 7 curled leaves below more good ones just above , we will see where she goes !
Tuesday, June 23 View Page
6.55 pork chop . Jam packed with leaves ! There should be a dozy when I land one here , thereís a bloom in there somewhere !
Tuesday, June 23 View Page
Oops here we are ,6.55 pork chop .
Tuesday, June 23 View Page
My Canadian , looking great , like the rest some leaf curl , do to heat stress ! they cook on the south side of house here !
Tuesday, June 23 View Page
Looks like the cross is taking , between my Canadian and 6.55 pork chop .
Thursday, June 25 View Page
Judgement day tomorrow , top the plant or not ?
Friday, June 26 View Page
Big wixom side view .
Friday, June 26 View Page
Big wixom bottom view , I topped it also , I didnít think they would pollinate but they did being in the upper 40s early last week !
Sunday, June 28 View Page
Oh crap , looks like blossom end rot ! Should I keep or cul ?
Sunday, June 28 View Page
The plant was topped , but I kept this guy just for a emergency .
Sunday, June 28 View Page
Looks like blossom end or probably should cull it ?
Sunday, June 28 View Page
Topped it earlier in the week , saved a smaller mega at the top, in case of a emergency like this
Thursday, July 2 View Page
Depressed this hurts me at my core ! Culled due to blossom end rot . 11 days 14 inches , nearly 15 oz ,
Monday, July 6 View Page
Big wixom , 14 days , 15 or so inches . Keeping an eye on a few spots for another day or so then pantyhose time .
Monday, July 6 View Page
Second truss mega on the 6.23 konieczny, lost the last tomato to blossom end rot ! This one looks like it ainít fused ,crap , the plant was topped. But left this bud , oh well Iíll let a side come out and try again
Monday, July 6 View Page
6.55 pork chop 3 days , looks like 5 stigmas but not sure ? Has a big foliage plant under it , hopefully it goes
Monday, July 6 View Page
Another 6.55 pork chop , with a big plant under it , have to get this puppy shaded ! Hopefully because these waited my calcium is mobile now .
Monday, July 6 View Page
Another big wixom ! Very late to get going .tomato started a good 14 days after pollination Iíll see how it goes , not sure if I top the plant or not ?
Monday, July 6 View Page
My second 6.23 konieczny it took like 14 days after pollination too day one so not sure if Iím keeping it ! Or topping the plant !
Tuesday, July 14 View Page
Blossom end rot ! Apairs to melt than turn black , pretty rapidly like a day all new tomatoís
Wednesday, July 15 View Page
Yellow orange older leave . What deficiency could that be
Wednesday, July 15 View Page
24 hours later
Wednesday, July 15 View Page
6.55 pork chop , healthy plant 4.5 feet tall
Wednesday, July 15 View Page
My Canadian also healthy plant , 5.5 feet tall starting to fill with maters , that lower one is a cross with 6.55 pork chop ! Hopefully successful ?
Wednesday, July 15 View Page
Big wixom 23 days around 2.5 lbs ! Eventually will lose it to blossom end rot Iím going to grow it as far as it will go !
Wednesday, July 15 View Page
Another 6.55 pork chop about 4.5 feet tall , waiting for blossom end rot to cease !
Wednesday, July 15 View Page
Another cross on my Canadian with big wixom
Wednesday, July 15 View Page
Big wixom leaves are more curled that mater is working those leaves !
Saturday, July 18 View Page
Big wixom day 26, 22 inches around 4 lbs . Has a slow spreading area of Ber , but going to take it the distance anyway , just for my pride . Likely to be my biggest for the season and a new pb for me ! I grew a 4 lbs mater in 2008 of a cross I made between my Canadian and delicious !
Saturday, July 18 View Page
Better shot of the cancer .
Sunday, July 19 View Page
Sunday, July 19 View Page
Big wixom , day 27 , 22 inch around 4 lbs ! Has a small slow growing Ber area
Sunday, July 19 View Page
Better shot of the cancer ! Going to grow it as far as it will go ! Likely to be a new pb that Iím happy with .
Tuesday, July 21 View Page
Another one , on the 6.23 konieczny . Ber on it growing fast ! Have another hopeful on the plant so culled it . 18.5 inches
Saturday, July 25 View Page
Big wixom 22 inch 3lbs7.40 oz day 33 . Little shy of my 4 lbs pb from 2008 , but ok happy to have her !
Saturday, August 1 View Page
The other 6.23 konieczny , about 2 lbs no Ber as of yet ! Time for pantyhose !
Saturday, August 1 View Page
My Canadian plant , with 7 , 1 lbs tomatoes still growing , getting some new pictures out before we get hit with the storm , or a meteorite !
Saturday, August 1 View Page
My Canadian eating tomato plant , go figure Iím going to get my biggest tomato off it ! Itís about 2 lbs , around 30 days !
Saturday, August 1 View Page
The cross on my Canadian x big wixom but unfortunately was supported but fell in big winds and kinked the stem ! Straitened it out a little but donít think it will mature properly for the seeds ? Fingers crossed
Saturday, August 1 View Page
6.55 pork chop, a couple new hopefuls . There at about 5 feet .
Monday, August 3 View Page
Maybe one off my better deals this season Canadian x 6.55 pork chop ! Hopefully thereís seeds in the cracker jacks box ? Name caningo !
Monday, August 10 View Page
Tearing off !
Monday, August 10 View Page
Better look of the stem ! Off to the official scale soon going to get on the board ! Very excited anyway !
Saturday, August 15 View Page
My Canadian aka wide load circ 23 inch , 3.81 pounds , new pb on this plant !
Saturday, August 15 View Page
6.23 konieczny 21.5 cir , 3.70 lbs
Saturday, August 15 View Page
3.7 and wide load Canadian which I think is a single blossom ?
Saturday, August 15 View Page
Saturday, August 15 View Page
3.81 I believe is a single blossom ?
Saturday, August 15 View Page
Wide load Canadian , 23Ē c 3.81 lbs new Pb for this plant ! Was my eating plant , then it was there . Grown with about 8 lbs of other tomatoes on the plant , and sacrificed 4 other maters for it !
Saturday, August 15 View Page
6.23 konieczny plant ! Grew this 3.71 on it soooo happy I have this official mater ! Lost so many to Ber !
Sunday, August 16 View Page
Canadian plant filling up with 1.5 -2+ pound fruit ! Also very good eating tomato especially when u hit them up with magnesium and just the right amount of water, like last year when it wasnít so hot ! This year 20 plus 90 degree days made it harder to get them the right amount of water ! Being on the south side of the house cooking over there ! Anyway have thousands of seeds if anybody wants to try hit me up at email ... mczjm18@gmail.com
Sunday, August 16 View Page
The 3.70 was growing , while resting on its brother 2lbs1 oz on the same truss ! I know it should have come off way earlier , but I was so shellshocked from Ber left well enough alone !
Sunday, August 16 View Page
Top view of the 3.81 Canadian , enough rambling on about these two maters , exited to get them ! Gives me something to go on next season . So shellshocked from Ber this year ! Not used to that , many lessons learned this year !
Thursday, August 20 View Page
Second tomato off the Canadian on south side of house both a little over two lbs , there kinda a late tomato so you should start them a little earlier than competition maters ! Also let 4-6 secondaryís grow to get more maters ! Dark red tomato , no pink .
Thursday, August 20 View Page
Same plant the 3.81 came off , hereís the Canadian x big wixom , cross. still going but may be starting to blush on the top side , this is the one that fell and kinked the stem earlier ! It was a medium size mega , even though it was on my eating plant had to cross it ! Mega to mega , caterpillar . Hopefully thereís seeds in the cracker Jax box ? Itís about 2.5-2.75 lbs
Sunday, August 23 View Page
Probably more than 22Ē poor measurement the store was busy ! So I was rushing
Friday, August 28 View Page
3rd mater in a row over 2 lbs on Canadian on plant #1
Friday, August 28 View Page
4th mater over 2 lbs on plant # 1 , is actually over 3 lbs ! 2 or 3 to go , they maybe slightly under 2 or not ?
Friday, August 28 View Page
Tomorrow big day for the Canadian x wixom cross ! If ligit for the Gpc may get it on the board ? One corner of mater ripened earlier than the rest ! But let it mature for the all important kids , all about the kids right . Itís around 3.5 lbs and on plant # 2 where I grew wide load itís 3.81 lbs brother ! Many other maters on this plant was supposed to be my eating mater plant , but best tomatoís grew on this plant ! Go figure
Friday, August 28 View Page
Also two new big Mega blossoms on the 6.55 Porkchop ! I fear itís a little late . Itís true they pop out when the weather cools and the days get a little shorter !
Saturday, August 29 View Page
Canwixom ! 4lbs 15 oz . Two separate tomatoís ! Disheartening .
Saturday, August 29 View Page
Connected at bottom bye little bridge !
Saturday, August 29 View Page
The blossom end , with a small area of fusing
Saturday, August 29 View Page
Yup on the scale ! Hard to tell if itís all connected
Sunday, August 30 View Page
Bottom view
Tuesday, September 1 View Page
Yummy my first eating tomato ! Off the same plant I grew the 4.91 and the 3.81 on ! one more 2 lbs + to eat soon , with the culled 5 maters on this plant ! Produced very near 20 lbs ! Big credit to wow products !
Monday, September 7 View Page
Ahhh been camping in the back woods of Foster Rhode Island ! Great time with family and friends ! Some year giant growers should do ? uggg hangover , but great great weekend !
Monday, September 7 View Page
Naked and afraid the axe is coming !
Monday, September 7 View Page
Caningo 5 for 5, 4 days , about an inch off heater mat ! On to next year . Going to grow them out a bit see what first bloom looks like ?
Monday, September 7 View Page
Broís 65lbs jack-0-lantern !
Sunday, October 4 View Page
Caningo looking good ! Only 4 weeks old , pushing growth a lot, under grow lights to see what it looks like , definitely looks like it 6.55 Porkchop father !
Sunday, October 4 View Page
Blossom looks like itís dad ! One large bloom with five other little ones on the same truss ! Mother Canadian is a lighter green plant , the Canadian almost always comes out with one single bloom on first truss ! Iím thinking the blooms will get larger on the way up also !
Sunday, October 4 View Page
Another shot of caningo , just potted up and put outside now ! To make room for my other test plants , next on the agenda to see what the 4.9 canwixom looks like ! Canít wait for next season ! Going to be fun .
Wednesday, October 28 View Page
Happy Halloween
Wednesday, October 28 View Page
#1 6.55 Porkchop nothing but BER ! Everything looks in balance but super high !
Wednesday, October 28 View Page
# 2 6.55 Porkchop , same all BER !
Wednesday, October 28 View Page
# 3 6.23 konieczny , all BER ! Again looks in balance but super high !
Wednesday, October 28 View Page
# 5 yard soil. ( clay ) what # 4 was made from last spring ! Very low on everything !
Wednesday, October 28 View Page
#4 where I grew the 3.81 Canadian and the 4.9 canwixom cross ! Soil looks low on everything including the ph ! But did great ! This soil should tell me something !

 

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