What are the pros? Productivity, flavor, size
What are the cons? Nothing
A friend gave me an extra plant she started 5 years ago and I've been growing it ever since. It out-produces all other heirlooms I grow and has a rich mid-range acidic taste. It doesn't crack and rarely blemishes. I scratch my head at reviews that suggest it "won't win any beauty contests". Really? The shape is lovely and different and the interior is deep red and almost as meaty as a roma--though with better taste. It keeps producing until frost, so provides an abundance of green fruit, the diameter and texture of which is perfect for slicing horizontally and putting up in pint jars for green tomato pickles. If I have a ripe Rose, Brandywine or German Gold tomato , I will pick one of those first for for a BLT. But if I have salsa or a caprese salad to make or tomatoes (green or red) to can, I rely on the BJT's.
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