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Where do tomatoes come from?

Person Author: Lajos Szabo Calender July 31, 2012 Posted Tags: , , Comment 3 Comments

Ripe tomatoes Tomatoes are ripening in greenhouses all over the country by now. The outside crop unfortunately failed again this year at most places as the weather was more than unkind to growing this warmth loving vegetable, or is it a fruit? Everything has happened this year what tomatoes don't like: sitting in cold water, cold days and nights, strong wind, no sunshine. The above big-bite sized cherry tomatoes are the heirloom Black Cherry tomato, which is one of the tastiest cherry tomatoes you can grow. The fruits are a bit bigger than the Gardener's Delight for example but still can call it a cherry. Where they come from? Tomatoes originally come from South and Central America. Some research trace the tomato all the way back to Peru. Where the fruits were small and green,

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