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Ripe Indigo Rose tomato. There was a lot of interest when I posted a photo of the plants, so I decided to share a photo of the ripe fruit.

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Neat, I have never seen them before.

HeathenFarmer Level 8 Sep 22, 2018

This year I have an odd hybrid, Indigo Rose and another small tomato. This plant came up volunteer and I let it grow, knowing it would likely be some variety of cherry tomato as those are the ones that seem prone to self seeding. The fruit is a bit larger and only the upper portion tends to turn dark. The flavor is not quite as sweet as the IR but sweeter than normal tomatoes. The picture shows a regular spoon for size comparison.

DotLewis Level 7 Sep 19, 2018

What a delicious looking harvest!


The skin looks like eggplant.

OldGoat43 Level 8 Sep 18, 2018

good looking , how's the taste?

glennlab Level 9 Sep 18, 2018

Just a little sweeter than a standard cherry tomato, also a lot juicier.

@JenBeberstein Love to get some seeds if you save any.

@glennlab I would be happy to save some seeds for you! Send me a private message with your address.


How cool! Do they taste like regular tomatoes?

HippieChick58 Level 9 Sep 18, 2018

Yes, except they are a little sweeter and a lot juicier!

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