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Old July 10, 2017   #7
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Originally Posted by HudsonValley View Post
Thanks for that! I'll definitely save seed, and see what future growouts will bring. I've noticed that dwarf tomatoes germinate more slowly, too, so delayed development will be something I watch for. The little tomatillo started to blossom later than the others... but profusely. It reminds me of a determinate tomato -- it seemed to produce a lot of blossoms all at once (and I wonder if they'll open all at once); the tall tomatillos seem to produce and open their blossoms over time.
If it's like mine, then the little one produces all the fruit and the big ones do all the pollinating, but little to no fruit.

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