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So this started out as a lemon seed

but then the general consensus was that it was a tomato plant...and now it's growing watermelons!

[img]https://i1324.photobucket.com/albums/u613/myusername22/DSCN3801_zps4ecaab2f.jpg[/img]

(Sorry the focus is kinda off)

Is there such a thing as a watermelon tomato?
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No those are just tomatoes. Tomatoes come in many different shapes, sizes and markings.

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Definately not a watermelon.

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maybe its a plum lemon....I like them plum lemon tomatoes
[img]https://i272.photobucket.com/albums/jj163/hunt-john/gardening/P1000798.jpg[/img]
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:shock: Y'all are killing me with these different type of tomato combinations, haha. :lol:
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They are just names. It doesn't literally mean those 2 fruits are combined and growing on a tomato plant.

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Simplycurious you are the funniest gardener ever. I have so much fun reading your posts. It's the best of both worlds! :D
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Plum Lemon tomato has been an excellent tomato for us. Loads of yellow plum tomatoes that look like Lemons. I use them in my salsa's. A very nice crisp tomato and it produces bunches...

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Yeah, potato leaf tomatoes are not combinations, they are just a tomato variety (though potatoes and tomatoes are all in the nightshade family). Plum lemon tomatoes are not a combination, they are just tomatoes.

Tomatoes are a favorite subject of hybridizers and there are about a million varieties of tomatoes these days, plus or minus five or six.

Scan through the images on this page:

https://international.stockfood.com/results.asp?txtkeys=Tomato%20variety

except for one tomatillo picture that sneaked in there, they are all just varieties of tomatoes.
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So my BEEF STEAK tomatoes don't actually contain any beef OR steak?


What a rip-off :lol:

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Thanks so much for those pictures!
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Hey you still have internet connection, MaryDel? I'm surprised -- it looks nasty over there on the weathermaps. Stay safe!

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Thank god! I grew a mater called Bloody Butcher. What IF?

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You could add "yellow pear tomato". :lol:
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SC, those also look a lot like Strawberry or Grape tomato varieties; I've had PL versions of those in my gardens, and they're a fave at the table. I have yet to grow a yellow-when-ripe type, but the red and black ones are faboo.

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I have eaten grape tomatoes before, but I've never even heard of a strawberry tomato.
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This is what i love most about growing tomatoes. There are just so many varieties. So much better than going to the supermarket and buying 'the norm'. :D
I love to grow my own veg.
Check out this great guide https://www.bestjuicytomatoes.com

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