Charlie Brown tomato plant.

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  1. SolarMan

    SolarMan Supporting Member

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    I only grew one this year and Mothra showed up while mother nature was watering her:

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    Too bad for the moth - the plant is a tiny little hybrid - and it must have ripped through the leaves in a day or two

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    I removed the guest and the damaged fruit - and now I wonder if these will still ripen on the vine?


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    (Still couldn't bring myself to kill the critter - and boy was it a nasty and agressive SOB!)


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  2. TolerancEJ

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    I read your post too quickly and thought the Mothman showed up to terrorize your tomato plant.
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  3. pie_man_25

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    I'm not sure what "hybrid" means, but I do think that the plant should be fine. If somebody with more experience on the matter wants to chime in though, listen to them.
     
  4. slobake

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    You should ask him if he wants to join the vegetarian club
     
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  6. SolarMan

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    Haven't seen Mothman in a while!

    And yeah, if that bad boy grows up he will turn into this:

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    If my crop holds out I will have 9 tomatoes to feed the family! :)
     
  7. Indiana Mike

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    What kind of moth is it?

    Could you cage it and wait for it to emerge ?

    I've done this with / for my daughter when she was young.

    really neat. If your into that kind of thing.
     
  8. 1958Bassman

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    The tomatoes should ripen as they would normally, as long as tehy and the branches are not separated/broken off.

    Amazing how much it looked like a curled leaf. With eyes.
     

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