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Free Heirloom Tomato Plants
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GH
Battle Ground, WA
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May 12, 2019 - 1:53 am

I realize that my post doesn't quite fit in with the fruit tree focus of this forum; but in my defense, tomatoes are technically a fruit.  Also it's nice to be offered free plants.

I always grow more tomatoes than there is room to plant, in case some of the seeds don't germinate.  I'd rather have too many than not enough.  They have always gone to friends and neighbors. However heirlooms are more temperamental than the hybrids, requiring a little more tlc; no one has had luck getting ripe tomatoes, and I feel that it's a disappointment all the way around. 

They do very well for me, and I always get tons of delicious heirloom tomatoes from July until frost. So this year I'd like for more experienced and/or more motivated gardeners to adopt these plants.

All of my transplants were grown organically, are a nice size, and are very healthy.  They have been hardened off already. I live in the Battle Ground, Washington, area. I will gladly accept replacement pots, since I always seem to be short of those, but it isn't necessary.

Below is the list of tomatoes available, along with how many:

Cherokee Purple - purple/black beefsteak: 6

West Virginia - red medium: 4

Vinson Watts - pink beefsteak: 3

Big Rainbow - yellow and red beefsteak: 2

Radiator Charlie's Mortgage Lifter - red beefsteak: 2

Black Cherry - dark purple (large) cherry: 3

Jaune Flamee - yellow small, great for roasting: 2

Black Trifele - black eggplant-shaped: 3

Blond Koptchen - small yellow grape, nice in salads: 3

Brad's Atomic Grape - new to me, don't believe that it's an heirloom: 1

Paul Robeson - new to me, black medium: 2

Blue-Green Wagner - new to me, don't believe that it's an heirloom: 2

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John S
PDX OR
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May 17, 2019 - 8:56 pm

That's a great offer GH.

Despite Congress declaring it a vegetable, I have to agree with you: it's a fruit.

I grew mine from seed this year, so I'm unlikely to take you up on your offer.

I should get the Paul Robeson and give it to one of my friends who is an activist.

John S
PDX OR

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