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    Default brandywine flower

    I know I might sound a bit daft, but is the Brandywine tomato flower huge in comparison to normal tomato vaieties?
    It's the first time I've grown it and I've never seen a tmoato flower like it!

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    Are they fused like this?
    If so the fruits will be fused..
    ( I've never grown them- so don't know what is 'normal' for that type.)

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    Yeah, that looks like it.......I thought I had a mutant tomato! Oh I have

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    Is it the first flower?

    If so, nip it out.


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    Why nip out the first flower?

    Or just nip it out because it is a mutant?
    "Orinoco was a fat lazy Womble"

    Please ignore everything I say, I make it up as I go along, not only do I generally not believe what I write, I never remember it either.

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    The first flower on some are mutantish so take up so much energy - whereas I've found if you nip it out the plant will then produce the next flush really soon after. If they are ALL like this, then Baggy is just going to have to grin and bear it.


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    Why would a mutantish flower use up more energy than two normal flowers? And if you get double the size fruit, isn't that then OK?
    "Orinoco was a fat lazy Womble"

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    I leave them on!
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