Edible Balcony Update – First Ripe Tomato

Well, the tomato plants went in on August the 26th and at last some fruit have that first blush of colour! The tiny toms are ripening quite quickly after that burst of heat on Melbourne Cup Day. The larger variety of Tub Toms obviously still have a way to go before they’ll be ready to be picked.
Tom Thumb tomatoes on the left  and the larger Tub Toms on the right
My first tomatoes are just starting to colour up…
how good do they look? But will they pass the taste test?…

7 thoughts on “Edible Balcony Update – First Ripe Tomato

  1. Liss

    They look fantastic! Cute little things they are!! Jealous – I think mine are at least another 4 weeks away from that beautiful red-ness!Enjoy!

  2. dearindira

    Hi Liss,I discovered some caterpillar poo on them this morning so I'm trying to track the critters down before they enjoy my tomaotes first! IndiraHi Lee-Ann, love to see your efforts, IndiraHi Colours of the Outback,here's hoping theh taste as good as they look!IndiraHi Amnada,you said it girl! indiraHi arista,they do look good… I now wish I planted more two months ago! Indirahi Aneets,yes it is very exciting. My life must be dull!Indira


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