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Old June 4, 2018   #1
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I remember growing out a variety with white blossoms, but I can't seem to recall the name, and a search of the Tville threads doesn't seem to yield any help. So, my well-informed tomato friends, please list any varieties you know of which have white blossoms, instead of the typical yellow. Thanks!

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Old June 4, 2018   #2
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I remember growing out a variety with white blossoms, but I can't seem to recall the name, and a search of the Tville threads doesn't seem to yield any help. So, my well-informed tomato friends, please list any varieties you know of which have white blossoms, instead of the typical yellow. Thanks!

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I know this is an older thread but will help with your question

http://www.tomatoville.com/showthread.php?t=15731

And the one that I remember so very well is called White Flowered Marge,also Dr.Lyle as well.Others were also mentioned in that above link and one I also grew was called something like Honor Bright aka Lutescent where fruits that form start out green then go to white,then to yellow and orange and finally red and you can see all colors on the same plant at the same time. The foliage is a pale icky yellow,that I also remember and yes the blossom petals were white as I also remember.

The taste of the final ripe red ones,though,was just awful not just my opinion.

Hope the above helps,

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Every grow Litchi tomatoes (Solanum sisymbriifolium)? They can have white flowers but are a different species. You would remember the thorns!
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Right, thanks Dr. C, it was Dr. Lyle that I grew out.
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I know this is an older thread but will help with your question

http://www.tomatoville.com/showthread.php?t=15731

and one I also grew was called something like Honor Bright aka Lutescent where fruits that form start out green then go to white,then to yellow and orange and finally red and you can see all colors on the same plant at the same time. The foliage is a pale icky yellow,that I also remember and yes the blossom petals were white as I also remember.

The taste of the final ripe red ones,though,was just awful not just my opinion.

Hope the above helps,

Carolyn
That really sounds interesting Carolyn. I went ahead and ordered for next year.
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