Photo by Melody

Tomatoes & Peppers: New (to me) terminology . . .

Communities > Forums > Tomatoes & Peppers
bookmark
Forum: Tomatoes & PeppersReplies: 3, Views: 52
Add to Bookmarks
-
AuthorContent
RussMartin4154
Omaha, NE
(Zone 5b)

June 20, 2012
9:21 AM

Post #9172820

Tomato category on page 70 of the Twilley catalog:

"Heirloom trait Hybrid". It's a phrase new to me (and should be hyphenated as "Heirloom-trait hybrid"). See http://66.6.162.204/#/70/

The two listed varieties are "Rambling Red Stripe" and "Grandma's Pick".
terri_emory
Alba, TX
(Zone 8a)

June 21, 2012
7:48 AM

Post #9174136

Mad Men marketing!

I've never seen that one either.

HoneybeeNC

HoneybeeNC
Charlotte, NC
(Zone 7b)

June 21, 2012
7:52 AM

Post #9174142

I often see "heirloom" tomatoes in the local supermarket and have wondered if they were really hybrids grown to look like heirlooms. I've never purchased any.

I suspect "heirloom-trait hybrid" means they are hybrids that look like heirlooms (shrug.)
Carolyn
Salem, NY
(Zone 4b)

June 21, 2012
8:08 AM

Post #9174161

No different than Glory and Brandyboy and the one Burpee used to offer which changed names three times but ended up I think being named Bucks County Red, all hybrids.

I've just never heard that term before and I'd rather see folks just admit to what something is rather than invent a new name for PR purposes.

Oh, and I'm also thinking of that Masters series of hybrids that Totally Tomatoes introduced as well, which I think are hybrids as well, but I didn't confirm that.

Too darn hot and humid here for doing anything extra. LOL

Carolyn

You cannot post until you register, login and subscribe.


Other Tomatoes & Peppers Threads you might be interested in:

SubjectThread StarterRepliesLast Post
Blossom End Rot tiG 35 Jun 15, 2015 12:18 PM
TOMATOES ARE SPLITTING oblambert 31 Sep 11, 2012 7:13 PM
Name This Sweet, Sweet Pepper Tplant 117 Apr 3, 2008 12:24 AM
pepper plants started HERBIE43 7 Oct 11, 2007 12:56 PM
Principe Borghese/Juliet in containers? shane478 7 Feb 19, 2009 4:20 AM


Overwhelmed? There's a lot to see here. Try starting at our homepage.

[ Home | About | Advertise | Media Kit | Mission | Featured Companies | Submit an Article | Terms of Use | Tour | Rules | Privacy Policy | Cookie Policy | Contact Us ]

Back to the top

Copyright © 2000-2015 Dave's Garden, an Internet Brands company. All Rights Reserved.
 

Hope for America