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Old September 17, 2019   #16
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definitely have volunteers ever year after that if you grow them.
you can never get them all picked.
I used to just pick them by the branch.
M&M peanut size.
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Old September 18, 2019   #17
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I thought Juliet was a determinate type.
I was going to buy plants but that is what the label said.
Definitely indeterminate, and a 1999 AAS winner:

https://all-americaselections.org/pr...tomato-juliet/
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Old September 18, 2019   #18
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[QUOTE=Barb_FL;746087]So surprised to hear Juliet mentioned. I grew it back in the day, and it was foolproof but how does it taste?

Thick skin or thin?

Sweet?
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Taste (for me) is ok, it is not really a sweet tomato here.

Skin is thick, but what I noted to Farmer Shawn is that it comes off so easily when blanched.

Sweet? Jolly & Sugary from the same breeder (Known-You Seed) are both sweeter. They also do Golden Gem which is quite sweet.
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Old September 18, 2019   #19
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It is hard to beat Arkansas Traveler for dependability. Will set fruit in any kind of weather
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Old September 19, 2019   #20
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Sun sugar last till a hard freeze year after year and it tastes sooo good.

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Old September 19, 2019   #21
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Galina is always my first ripe and the last plant standing. Last year I pulled it right before Thanksgiving - only because I wanted to put the garden to bed for the year. It was still blooming.
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Old September 20, 2019   #22
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It seems to change every year but this time it has been Kentucky Beefsteak, Lemon Boy & Barnes Mountain Pink.
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Old September 21, 2019   #23
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Galina is always my first ripe and the last plant standing. Last year I pulled it right before Thanksgiving - only because I wanted to put the garden to bed for the year. It was still blooming.

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Old September 21, 2019   #24
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If Juliet is Determinate why do I always have 8 to 12 foot vines.

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Old September 21, 2019   #25
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I have high bug and disease pressure in my suburban Tulsa backyard garden. Most of my plants are gone by mid-July. I've grown Karen's KARMA Pink for 2 years now, and it's been the last plant standing for both of those years.

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Old September 21, 2019   #26
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I have high bug and disease pressure in my suburban Tulsa backyard garden. Most of my plants are gone by mid-July. I've grown Karen's KARMA Pink for 2 years now, and it's been the last plant standing for both of those years.

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Old September 22, 2019   #27
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This is the first year I am growing varieties from KarenO as well, and they are very vigorous, and more disease resistant than plants near them. Some of the nearby plants include commercial hybrids.
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Old September 23, 2019   #28
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Here is a pic of a basket of Stellar. One picking off one plant. About 20 tomatoes in the picking. They taste good, but not as juicy as many heirlooms. 4-8 ounces, each nearly perfect shape and virtually no cracking. Dense flesh and very little core. I think if I could only grow one tomato, this would be the one. Long shelf life on and off the plant.
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Old September 23, 2019   #29
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GreatGardens, how long of a production season do the Stellars have? And would you describe them as mild, medium, or strong-flavored?
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Old September 23, 2019   #30
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Larry - They are beautiful. Did you harvest any others previously from that same plant? I counted 24 in the basket.

That's quite an endorsement if you could grow just one plant. What score (1-10) would you give it for taste?
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