[nafex] 'A really, really purple tomato that can be as black as an eggplant' (OFF TOPIC)

Sarah Kehler Ewing skkewing at yahoo.com
Tue Jan 31 11:59:30 EST 2012


I bought these tomato seeds from Territorial Seeds this year, couldn't find a Canadian source and I had to have them.  My kids think they look unappetizing, but I think they look awesome!  Like 'black' tomatoes on steroids!

 
Sarah 
zone 3
Edmonton, AB


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I got seed from Johnny's  
http://www.johnnyseeds.com/p-8711-indigo-rose-og.aspx 





Time flies like an arrow. Fruit flies like a banana.




> Date: Tue, 31 Jan 2012 21:42:01 +0530
> From: parmarch_mnd at dataone.in
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> Subject: Re: [nafex] 'A really, really purple tomato that can be as black as an eggplant' (OFF TOPIC)
> 
> Sam and others,
> 
> >>From where can I get the seed of this tomato? I am greatly fascinated not by 
> only the unusual colour but the also about the anti-oxidant content.
> 
> Dr. Chiranjit Parmar
> www.fruitipedia.com
> 
> -----Original Message----- 
> From: Brungardt, Sam (MPCA)
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> eggplant' (OFF TOPIC)
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> 'A really, really purple tomato that can be as black as an 
> eggplant'<http://www.google.com/url?sa=X&q=http://www.kval.com/news/local/A-really-really-purple-tomato-that-can-be-as-black-as-an-eggplant-138335339.html&ct=ga&cad=CAEQAhgAIAAoATAJOAlAtuSd-QRIAVAAWABiAmVu&cd=ZlZ9qtQUckQ&usg=AFQjCNG216xXiIiyRefeVFgSRj-jg13qtQ>
> KVAL
> Breeding for the antioxidant potential of the purple anthocyanins in the 
> fruit is the most important goal for OSU breeders, led by Myers, professor 
> in the horticulture department. (Photo by Tiffany Woods.) Indigo Rose, a 
> truly purple tomato, ...
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