Re: Re: [tomato] Looking for Texas Wild Tomato Seed

Doreen Howard (
Sat, 11 Dec 1999 12:45:30 -0600

To put it plainly,  Texas Wild is not a currant tomato.  It is in another
Doreen Howard
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Date: Saturday, December 11, 1999 6:14 AM
Subject: Re: Re: [tomato] Looking for Texas Wild Tomato Seed

>When I spoke of the currant tomatoes, I was responding to:
>"I have been looking for Texas Wild tomato seed since this summer with no
>success. The only source I could find was Seed-Savers but you have to
>a member. I have Matthew's Wild Cherry and Red Currant started."
>In this excerpt, robroy seems to distinguish between the Texas Wild and the
>Red Currant.  I was speaking of the latter in terms of cross pollination
>problems, not of Texas Wild.  If they are one and the same, it wasn't
>to say the least!  But I thought I was clear in speaking specifically of
>currant tomatoes. Yet you wrote:
>"Texas Wild does NOT cross with other tomatoes.  It is not like currant
>types--it's a different family."  Puzzling, n'est pas?