What are the pros? Appearance/distinctive color;
What are the cons? maturity, tough skin, diseases
Raised 2 plants successfully and they put on growth comparable to other varieties, but the fruit took an inordinate amount of time to mature. The flavor was good but skins were leaning towards the leathery side of texture. This one-time experience also resulted in a low fruit set/production, but so did other varieties this year. These are real attention-getters on the vine and the salad bowl, but both of the plants fizzled early and succumbed to disease. Based on this sole planting experience I would only grow them in soil or containers where the likelihood of tomato disease are reduced, Would recommend only if a gardener is looking for different landscape appeal or eye candy table fare. Otherwise its a lot of effort for not much reward.
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