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Regular Leaf vs Potato Leaf

-some varieties of heirloom tomatoes, including ox hearts, have wispy, elongated foliage. This is normal and healthy.

     Determinate refers to the growing habit of tomato plants that are bushy, whose fruit ripen mostly over a 3 to 4 week period, and generally do not need staking. Caging is usually recommended.

     Indeterminate tomatoes continue to grow, set fruit, and ripen continuously until a frost arrives. Also known as vining types, they require staking or other support. Most varieties are Indeterminate.

     Thick, stout central stem and crinkly dark green foliage of dwarf plants. They behave as indeterminate varieties.