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Where the PUMPKINS grow/My backyard

Oh, no, I have a tomato ripening! I know it's not scary or anything, but I would like this tomato to actually be able to be eaten, so I know what domingo's taste like. It is about 2-2.5 pounds, and is maybe 1/8th of the way red. Is it better to be safe, and take it off now, or let it grow out? After it has ripened, will it still grow?


9/14/2020 4:26:05 PM

G. Kins

Catinthehat, WA

They ripen very well on the kitchen counter. Or leave it on the vine for another week. I am unsure whether the weights really change all that much in the last week. Some may gain water weight when ripening... but others seem to get ripe without getting really juicy. I haven't yet researched what might cause them to be extra juicy. Maybe water, lol.

9/14/2020 6:18:03 PM


Where the PUMPKINS grow/My backyard

Picked it, half red. Not a PB yet. It was however light. It had a 0.00044 mfactor.

9/16/2020 4:15:44 PM


Millville, UT

silly question: I wouldn't think which tomato from a plant you save the seeds from would matter but I thought I would ask the experts. Does it matter???? I have a plant that I don't know what kind it is, but is going crazy. I only had blooms on it from the end of June to the end of July so the plant is only waist high but I have already picked 3 over 2 pounds and I know there is another one. Picked so many over 1.5 pounds. I haven't hardly done anything to it. My guess is it is getting some fertilizer overspray from the pumpkins.

9/17/2020 10:42:03 PM

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