[Market-farming] Indigo tomatoes

Beth Spaugh lists at rhomestead.com
Thu Apr 7 11:25:02 EDT 2016


I have not been favorably impressed with either the Indigo or the 
Artisan.  Unimpressed enough that they only got one year's trial.

On 4/7/2016 11:06 AM, Ken Bezilla wrote:
> Here's a topic for the group -- anyone found any indigo tomatoes that 
> they like?
>
> We tried Indigo Rose when it first came out, weren't excited about the 
> flavor (but, everything I've read about indigo tomatoes has said 
> that's going to be the case, that it's taking a while to breed flavor 
> into them, since the original blue tomatoes used to breed them were 
> bleah/bitter).
>
> Last year we tried Indigo Blue Beauty, Indigo Blue Berries, Indigo 
> Gold Berries, and Indigo Cherry Drops.  Besides not having great 
> flavor, most didn't hold up well in the heat here. Indigo Cherry Drops 
> was the only one that some of us actually liked for the flavor (with 
> comments ranging from "that's OK" to "that's pretty good!")
>
> Someone recommended Indigo Apple to us, so we're giving that one a try 
> this year, here's hoping!
>
> Ken Bezilla
> central VA
>
>
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Beth Spaugh
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