Chef’s Choice Green - #72U
(HY) Indeterminate. 90 days. Excellent choice for that Southern favorite – Fried Green Tomatoes! Well behaved, high yielding plants (25-30 fruits per plant) produce tomatoes that are an unusually beautiful green color with subtle yellow stripes and contrasting dark green leaves. Flattened globe-shaped, 6-7” in diameter and weigh 9-10 oz. Wonderful citrus-like, tangy sweet flavor and perfect firm, meaty tomato texture. Crack resistant but should be picked while still slightly firm. Perfect for Fresh and Specialty Markets, Restaurants, Roadside. Resistant: Alternaria Stem Canker, Fusarium Wilt, Scab, Tomato Mosaic Virus, Verticillium Wilt. About 184,000 seeds/lb; 11,500 seeds/oz.
Companions: Asparagus, carrot, celery, cucumber, onion, parsley, pepper.
Allies: Basil repels flies and mosquitos, improves growth and flavor. Bee balm, chives and mint improve health and flavor. Borage deters tomato worm, improves growth and flavor. Dill, until mature, improves growth and flavor. Once mature, it stunts tomato growth. Marigold deters nematodes. Pot marigold deters tomato worm and general garden pests.
Enemies: Corn and tomato are attacked by the same worm. Mature dill retards tomato growth. Kohlrabi stunts tomato growth. Potatoes and tomatoes are attacked by the same blight.