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Heirloom Tomatoes

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MEDFORD, Ore. — You may have heard of “heirloom” tomatoes and seen that they can be more expensive than their “modern” counterpart. They can also have a less uniform shape and some different coloring.

Heirloom means “tomatoes with a past!” and there is a difference between heirloom and hybrid. OSU Master Gardener¬†Mary Foster has more on the pros and cons of growing heirloom tomatoes.

For more information, call the OSU Master Gardeners Hotlines:

Jackson County: 541-776-7371
Josephine County: 541-476-6613
Klamath County: 541-883-7131
Curry County: 541-247-6672