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Old April 20, 2016   #1
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Default Sungold Replacement

For those that love Sungold but decided to replace it, please share what you replaced it with. I like Sungold a lot but I'm eagerly wanting to replace it with something OP. I always buy a Sungold plant from nurseries every season but would like to replace it with something better.

This season I'm growing Painted Pink from J and L gardens, Black Hole Sun from Secret Seed Cartel, Zachary from Heirloomtomaguy and Bloody Butcher from saved seed along with one plant of Sungold.

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Old April 20, 2016   #2
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I preferred Ambrosia Gold personally. OP, Earlier for me and great taste.
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Old April 20, 2016   #3
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I planted a couple Sweet Orange II plants today. I have not had that variety before.
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Old April 20, 2016   #4
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Why replace sungold? Seems to be the most popular variety on tomatoville!
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I grew Painted Pink this spring; it is dynamite but it tastes nothing like sun gold.
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I preferred Ambrosia Gold personally. OP, Earlier for me and great taste.
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Are you certain it's OP?
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Old April 20, 2016   #7
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Is there somewhere on the site that a rookie can learn all the abreviations? OP, F1 etc?
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There are a sticky thread in the top section titled;
"A glossary of commonly used tomato culture abbreviations"
http://www.tomatoville.com/showthread.php?t=5317
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Very observant of me! Thank you!
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Old April 20, 2016   #10
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I've been searching for one myself and there is one I wanted to try called honey drop avail from Hudson Valley Seed Library.
That said, last year's Ambrosia Gold was awesome!!
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I've been searching for one myself and there is one I wanted to try called honey drop avail from Hudson Valley Seed Library.
That said, last year's Ambrosia Gold was awesome!!
Yep! Agreed, last year's Ambrosia Gold was awesome!!!
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Are you certain it's OP?
Apparently OP. Tatiana lists it as such. Here's an earlier thread.

http://www.tomatoville.com/showthread.php?t=24277
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I grew Painted Pink this spring; it is dynamite but it tastes nothing like sun gold.
I just would like to replace it if I can, so far I haven't found anything I like better than Sungold but I'm hopeful there's a OP out there I will like better. I know that Painted Pink is nothing like Sungold, I just thought I would list the cherry tomatoes that I am growing this season (don't ask why )...

I see J and L has a few cherries that look like they might could replace Sungold such as Josefina.


I might try Ambrosia Gold next season, since a couple of you like it.

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Wow Dutch, Ambrosia Gold seems like it quite the producer for you!

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