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Old April 30, 2018   #1
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Default Giant Belgium tomatoes

Anyone have a good history of this tomato. I bought the tomato plants yesterday for my garden and I noticed that it has fused blossoms on them. Does the giant Belgium tomato has any mentioning of it having mega blooms.
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Old April 30, 2018   #2
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According to Tatiana's site, the orgins of this one are unknown. Claimed to be an heirloom variety from Ohio, Maryland, Texas, Pennsylvania, or Tennessee.
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It was a bumper crop for me this past FL season. All the tomato were close to a pound if not larger. Don't recall any "mega" blooms but still big enough. I saved tons of seeds if anyone wants any. Was a medium balanced tomato. Not to juicy and more meaty and thick. Is a good keeper and makes great tomato sauce.
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Pretty much all beefsteaks make megablooms as first flowers. Don't recall if this one had more than the average. A very good aroma, balanced taste.
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Yes, I've grown it and like it very much and here's more info about it from a Google search and I trust what Linda Sapp then at Tomato Growers Supply said about it said as to the origin,which was Ohio, as you'll see in the link below..

https://www.google.com/search?q=gian...&bih=815&dpr=1

I just checked my 2018 SSE Annual and Bill Minkey is listing it and says from Ohio and said his source was from Glenn Drowns of Sandhill Preservation. So checked Sandhill and yes Glenn is offering it.

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