Vine Ripened Tomatoes

Diane Whitehead
Fri, 03 Jun 2005 20:52:48 PDT
  The seeds inside tomatoes are usually kept from sprouting because 
tomatoes are acid.  I have found that yellow greenhouse-grown 
tomatoes must be less acid, because the seeds often sprout inside the 
tomato.  The skin gets all bumpy, and when I cut the tomato open, 
there are lots of little plants.  I haven't tried growing them.

I haven't noticed this happening with the red or orange greenhouse 
tomatoes, or with the big ones.  Just the smaller ones sold on the 
Diane Whitehead  Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
maritime zone 8
cool mediterranean climate (dry summer, rainy winter - 68 cm annually)
sandy soil

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