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    Lewismcc is offline Germinator
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    Unhappy Regrown tomatoes help!!!!

    Hello.
    I'm a novice grower who decided to grow some tomatoes last year. I had a big crop from two plants. This year earlier on in the season I noticed a lot of shoots growing where my tomatoes ones were (I think I left some seeds behind from the clean up)
    These have now grown WILD and are producing lots and lots of tomatoes. I haven't done anything with these but I'm now wondering (apologies if this is a silly question)


    - are these tomatoes safe to eat?
    - some have grown in odd shapes why would this be?

    My friends want some and I'm worried to give them out incase they get sick .
    I have photos but unsure how to attach if possible

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    Unhappy The reason I ask

    Is becuase when googled it says some tomato's aren't able to be eaten "wild" and 2 cross pollination?

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    Hi Lewis and welcome to the Vine.
    Tomato seeds are dedicated to growing wherever they are. They can be eaten, digested, processed in the sewage works and still grow.
    Tomato plants spring up all over the place in my garden, I leave them to it and, if they survive blight, I eat them.
    As long as you're positive they are tomatoes, they're safe to eat.
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    Red face Thank you

    Perfect. They definitely are tomato's as they grew in the same spot as the last lot.

    Thank you for your time in response! Little nervous when it comes to eating things I've home grown 😂

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    Home grown things taste better than shop stuff - even if it doesn't look quite so perfect.
    Enjoy your gardening
    Make 2019 the Year of Random Seed sowing
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    First I'll say hello and welcome to the vine Lewis.
    I've got tomatoes self seeding all over my garden they're mostly from my homemade compost. Then those in the GH are from dropped or fallen toms. Like VC says there's nothing wrong with them so enjoy your crop.

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    Little added bonus, enjoy, share and scatter a few for next year
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    I wonder if we should just put seeds in pots earlier,and let nature do its thing,they seem to do well when forgoten about,same as volunteer spuds,son had some runners beans sprout this year.
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