**GROWN ON OUR FARM HERE IN TENNESSEE **
A brand new tomato released out of Oregon State University that is one of the first known tomatoes producing a true BLUE!
The remarkable fruits contain anthocyanin, the natural, purple pigment in eggplants.
Fruits grow to about 2 oz and ripen to dark purple in direct sunlight.
Their color is unlike anything ever seen in a tomato! Insides are red, with a typical tomato flavor!
Variety is not GMO and was originally developed using standard breeding. Open pollinated indeterminate. 80 days.
According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Americans eat more than 22 pounds of tomatoes every year.
Technically a tomato is a fruit, since it is the ripened ovary of a plant.
Tomatoes can be easily grown from seeds. Growing tomatoes is enjoyable and rewarding and doesn’t take a lot of space - they can even be grown in containers on patios or balconies. The main thing to remember about growing tomatoes is they need a lot of sunshine and a lot of water with good drainage. The tomato has a multitude of culinary uses and its’ high acidic content makes it very popular for canning. Joseph Campbell mass produced the first tomato soup in 1897, although the first recipe is credited to Maria Parloa for her tomato chowder in the 1872 book, The Appledore Cook Book. Today, tomato recipes number in the hundreds. You can find tomato recipes for everything from tomato marmalade to fried green tomatoes. With just a few basic tips and the proper steps, you can grow tomatoes ANYWHERE!