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Reddening Tomatoes

Tuesday, 13 Dec 11 Rainy 20°C / 68°F

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My cherry tomatoes on the really prolific red robin bush are starting to redden. The sole tomato on the yellow-fruited sweet’n’neat is almost ready to harvest, but I do hope that that isn’t going to be the sum total of harvest from that plant. There are quite a few flowers, but nothing seems to have set for awhile. The Moneymakers are flowering well, as are the capsicums. As for the eggplants, I’ve never seen such slow growing seedlings in all my life, I swear. Oh, they’re happy enough, but at this rate they must be planning to fruit in winter! The Zucchini are growing well, but no flowers as yet, although I’m not sure if one isn’t starting to bud.

It’s still raining. At this rate they’ll float away.

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Day 51

Tomato 'Moneymaker'

Solanum lycopersicum

Flowering
Day 49

Zucchini

Cucurbita pepo var. cylindrica

Day 57

Capsicum "Target"

Capsicum annuum var. annuum (Grossum Group)

Budding
Day 49

Cherry Tomato 'Sweet and Neat'

Harvesting
Day 63

Cherry Tomato Birdie Red Robin

Solanum lycopersicum

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