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Old July 22, 2018   #376
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Fred,



You very kindly sent me seeds for Orange Caprese and Marzano Fire. Have not gotten ripe Marzanos but the Orange Caprese is excellent! First to put on fruit, super production and excellent taste. Thank you!


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Old July 22, 2018   #377
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Glad they are good for you!!

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You very kindly sent me seeds for Orange Caprese and Marzano Fire. Have not gotten ripe Marzanos but the Orange Caprese is excellent! First to put on fruit, super production and excellent taste. Thank you!


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Old May 16, 2020   #378
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We are having a Tomato and Pepper seedling sale for the next two weeks.

Pick up only at our Sunol, CA farm.

Details in Link 1 and Link 2
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Agi Red F1 is kicking tail and taking names, the strongest by far of anything I have planted. Hybrid vigor for the win.
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It is definitely vigorous. What I don't know yet is if it is particularly susceptible (or resistant) to any disease. Has performed well in previous years for us, but last year got some early blight. Let me know what you see on that front, if you have time.

And make sure to pick fruits when they are dead ripe. Otherwise they take a long time to ripen off the vine.



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I am on the Agi Red wagon train as well. An unbelievably strong healthy plant. How tall does it get?
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I am on the Agi Red wagon train as well. An unbelievably strong healthy plant. How tall does it get?
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They have been 7 to 8 ft tall here the past couple years. At that point we top them. They are trellis breakers.
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They have been 7 to 8 ft tall here the past couple years. At that point we top them. They are trellis breakers.
Dang it, Fred, you and your varieties that make giant plants. I am way too lazy to keep up with all that trellising work. My various Jazzes made 12' vines. Please cross everything with whatever makes Maglia Rosa such a bush.
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Dang it, Fred, you and your varieties that make giant plants. I am way too lazy to keep up with all that trellising work. My various Jazzes made 12' vines. Please cross everything with whatever makes Maglia Rosa such a bush.
I am working on determinates now. Don't have enough. I can keep you looped into those projects, now that I know.
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Fred (and KarenO if you're reading this thread), the Taiga and Karma Purple varieties I purchased from Artisan germinated beautifully and I now have two plants of each growing away. Look forward to seeing how they taste!

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Fred (and KarenO if you're reading this thread), the Taiga and Karma Purple varieties I purchased from Artisan germinated beautifully and I now have two plants of each growing away. Look forward to seeing how they taste!

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