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Old January 18, 2017   #9
loulac
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Let me chime in after a lenghty period of inactivity. You will find a short description of that tomato in Vent Marin, letter F, then alphabetical order http://ventmarin.free.fr/passion_tom...ion_tomate.htm. French tomato fans discovered it in 2010 when they visited the annual tomato fair of Haverskerque in the North of France. It was shown on a stand displayed by "Reagir" (React) an organization that brings new qualifications to unemployed people, mostly in the fields of gardening, work in public parks etc. A very short description : Red tomato, flat shaped. Regular deep ribs on the whole surface.

The growers explained it came from a spontaneous mutation that happened in a greenhouse (from what variety ?) and it was stable. It must have made a good impression as it was shown on television.
At the end of the fair some members of Tomodori – a little brother of tomatoville- picked up the tomatoes and shared the seeds. It was quite successful the following years ( high production, taste, aspect) but seems to be forgotten now.
I think it's worth a try. If you decide to have a go, please keep us informed about the results !



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