Tomato 'The Grinch'
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PACKAGING: Sachet Zip lock 12 - 15 SEEDS
1. Original Name: The Grinch. Also known as Grinch Cherry.
2. History: Bred by Keith Mueller (KC Tomato). There is a sister to this variety, which was selected by Dean Slater and is named Grinch Cherry Dwarf. However, it is not related to the Dwarf Tomato Project and Dwarf Grinch variety. According to the information provided on a few websites, Grinch tomatoes can have either regular or potato leaves. All of our bushes had potato leaves. This variety is named after the main character of How the Grinch Stole Christmas.
3. Plant Specifications: Mid-season. A good choice for a greenhouse and outdoors. Indeterminate, tall bush, growing up to 5-6 feet (150-180 cm) tall. Thick stem, potato leaf. There are 5-7 fruits per truss.
4. Training Instructions: It can be trained to three or four main stems, and staking and pruning are a must. No excessive pruning is recommended as this variety has a sufficient potential to produce the fruit from suckers.
5. Shape and Weight: Tear-shaped fruits resembling small pears and the Grinch’s head. Weight: 0.3-0.4 oz. (8-10 g).
6. Color: Green turning to yellow (bronze) when fully ripe.
7. Flavor Profile: Very sweet and juicy with a bright flavor and fruity aftertaste. The fruits are juicy and their skin can crack because of heavy watering.
8. Culinary Use: Delicious for eating fresh. A stunning decoration for a side dish or salad.