Re: [tomato] Re:cultivars

William McKay (
Fri, 05 Mar 1999 20:02:41 PST

Just about every seed company sells tomatoes bred specifically for 
greenhouses.  Buffalo is a pretty common one, but there are lots more. 
My personal experience is that none of them are especially tasty, but 
they do taste a whole lot better than supermarket tomatoes.  As for 
growing them in the winter, I think it is going to be fairly expensive.  
In addition to heat, you are really going to be short on light in 
December and January.  It can be done, but it is not cheap.  

Good luck

Bill McKay in E. Mass 

>Can anyone on this list give me some names of some good cultivars that 
>well with little light in greenhouse conditions.  I am considering a
>greenhouse in Montana and would like to grow year round.  We have very
>cloudy skys most of the winter.  I will probably have to supplement 
>lights, but would like to keep my watts down do to using alternative 

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