Re: [gardeners] tomatine?

Liz Albrook (
Fri, 10 Apr 1998 17:01:08 +0000 <> wrote:

> At 04:35 PM 10-04-98, George Shirley wrote:

> >Whoa up there Liz. You ever eaten Yellow Pear tomatoes? Taste really good
> >but not high acid. Got a sweet, old time tomato taste, particularly if vine
> >ripened. Of course they're so small you've got to stand at the plant and
> >pick them all to get a good mess.

> I had heritage yellow pear last summer and thought them a total
> bore.  They really did have a  washed out flavour.  Too bad, too, as
> they were very prolific.

My sentiments exactly.  The only good (to me) yellow tomato I've 
tried is Ruby Gold but it's red and yellow.  If you like those bland 
yellow pears to eat off the vine you should try a Garden Peach -- 
every bit as sweet and mild but with a delicious, full flavor.