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Nineveh Tomato (25 seeds) (TM191) $2.50

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Nineveh Tomato

         
 
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Determinate. A very acid, almost sour-tasting tomato that is best for cooking uses. This tomato comes from Mosul (formerly Nineveh) Iraq, but is now said to be lost to cultivation due to the long on-going war and promotion of hybrid and gene-altered seeds. Bush plants set bright red, small to medium sized fruit. From Aziz Nail, an Iraqi friend that supplied us with a few seeds.
 
Nineveh Tomato
Overall Rating:
         
4.5
 
 
Number of Reviews: 15
Easy to Grow 3.5
EarlyMaturity 3.5

93.3% would recommend this item to a friend.

 
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1 out of 1 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
Flint City Farms
Location:
Decatur, AL, United States
Date:
August 7, 2017
          5.0
 
Very early
Easy to Grow 4.5
EarlyMaturity 5.0
 

What are the pros? Sma[[ compact plant

What are the cons? none

Review:

I grew 100 Nineveh tomato plants this year for fresh market sales, they were a hit, with many returning customers requesting them. I was looking for the most acidic tomato I could find, for customers who love acidic tomatoes, with customers reporting blisters in their mouths I think I have found it. I planted 8 week old transplants from my greenhouse into the field on black plastic mulch on the 1st of April. I started picking baseball sized tomatoes 45 days later from very compact, bushy plants. I plan on growing 500 for the 2018 season!

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

Was this review helpful? Yes  No

1 out of 1 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
Teddi
Location:
Gaithersburg, MD, United States
Date:
January 28, 2017
          5.0
 
Awesome Container Variety
Easy to Grow 5.0
EarlyMaturity 5.0
 

What are the pros? prolific, early, hardy

What are the cons? cracks

Review:

I grew 25 varieties of tomatoes last year and this one was one of my favorites. The plant had great germination and grew to be a very hardy, self contained plant that did very well in a container. It was my very first to set fruit and ripen and the most prolific of all my reds that grew in pots, probably because the fruits are more of a medium in size. Very much of a laid back plant like a previous poster stated. After the first wave of tomatoes were picked it quickly put on another wave. Some of the tomatoes had cracks but I think that was more grower error in watering. I liked the tangy tomato flavor. If you are new to tomatoes and want to be sure of getting SOMETHING to grow, I recommend this guy.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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2 out of 2 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
shannon
Location:
Galion, OH, United States
Date:
January 16, 2017
          5.0
 
Easily in my top 3
Easy to Grow 4.5
EarlyMaturity 4.0
 

What are the pros? Love the tangy goodness.

What are the cons? none (kinda small size fruit)

Review:

I have been growing this one for 3 years now, and of all my (millions) of tomato plants and varieties in my garden, this one is UNSTOPPABLE! Incredible hardiness, seems to actually take a light frost without blemishing. Easy-going, laid-back plant. Makes a fantastic sauce; the sour adds just enough tang to balance the sweetness when added with sweeter varieties (such as the pinks and darks). Cooks down well. Very prolific; heavy yields on a sturdy plant. What's not to love? Lots of friends enjoyed these too.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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2 out of 2 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
BLDUCK
Location:
Temple, GA, United States
Date:
January 14, 2017
          4.0
 
Nice acid but had blossom root
Easy to Grow 3.5
EarlyMaturity 2.0
 

What are the pros? Flavor

What are the cons? Blossom Rot long germination

Review:

I was hopefully ordering this tomato because we love an acid filled tomato. I started in my green house. Slow to germinate vs 5 other varieties I grew last year, but, finally broke through Transplanted well. We had a wet cool spring which resulted in first fruits blossom rot. Later fruins faired better. They lay a lot of fruit great flavor. I will try again hoping for better results.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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3 out of 3 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
Kaps
Location:
San Jsoe, CA, United States
Date:
September 16, 2016
          5.0
 
Great tomato to grow
Easy to Grow 5.0
EarlyMaturity 4.5
 

What are the pros? Easy to grow, great yield

What are the cons? None

Review:

When I was looking for some sour tasting tomato to use in Indian cuisine , I stumbled upon this one. Glad I chose to grow this. I had good yield of tomatoes in 2 batches. Once around June and then a bounty around mid-september The tomatoes are super juicy and slightly sweet (if ripened on vine). Preformed well in raised bed and in the ground. Did not have any pest problem. A must try.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

Was this review helpful? Yes  No
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