Monday, December 12, 2011

almost done eva purple ball

Here is an unfinished illustration of a tomato called Eva Purple Ball:

I only have to put in the small details to sharpen it up, but I just feel like letting it go 'til tomorrow.
The SESE catalog tells me this tomato variety was developed in the late 1800s in the the Black Forest region of Germany and that it's one of the most blemish free tomatoes they've grown.
And a fun tomato fact: The largest tomato plant (a “Sungold” variety), recorded in 2000, reached 19.8 meters (65 feet) in length and was grown by Nutriculture Ltd. of Mawdesley, Lancashire, UK. -taken from
Wow, I wonder what kind of trellis they grew that on.

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