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Old 09-28-2013, 03:34 AM   #1
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I heard about this on the radio. It is a new hybrid that combines potato roots with tomato fruits.
http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-205_162-57604828/meet-the-tomtato-tomatoes-and-potatoes-grown-as-one/


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Old 09-28-2013, 04:01 AM   #2
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Makes sense, they're both nightshades but it looks like the potatoes would rot long before it sets any tomato fruit...
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I heard about this on the radio. It is a new hybrid that combines potato roots with tomato fruits.
http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-205_162-57604828/meet-the-tomtato-tomatoes-and-potatoes-grown-as-one/
i saw that picture many, many years ago! clever idea. IDK if it's real or even possible though.
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Old 09-28-2013, 09:44 AM   #5
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Been around a long time. Yes, they are both same botanical family. Taters take a lot longer to fully develop than maters do.

Not a real good tomato plant, and not a real good potato, but it is a real good novelty.
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Except I think they named it wrong. I think it should be tomatopato.
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If God didn't make it I'm not eating it.
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Cool Idea, pretty freaky, not gonna eat them though! Ive found that things designed for multi purpose or universal arent really good at anything they are supposed to do!
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If God didn't make it I'm not eating it.
Sounds like that should be my diet slogan. I really believe that's my problem.

When I was a teen, the problem wasn't WHAT I ate, it was HOW MUCH I ate. Now it's reversed. I don't really eat much, but what I do eat should, in all actuality, make human beings ill. Red bull and deep fried crispitos for breakfast and such.

I may give this a try.


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