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Australia: 92-year-old woman grows 2kg tomato

At 92 years old, gardening granny Ida Guadagnin, of Manly Vale, has grown a tomato that weighs a staggering 2kg.

A lifelong gardener, Mrs Guadagnin defied the odds – which included a scorching summer and intrusive animals – to grow the massive tomato.

While the original batch of seeds had also resulted in a 1.5kg tomato and a couple (which aren’t yet ripe) weighing about 500g, Mrs Guadagnin said nothing compared to this supersized fruit.

“A grower gets satisfied,” Mrs Guadagnin said of her prized tomato.

“We grew them other years but not as big as this one.”

Read more at News Local

Publication date: 2/14/2017

 


 

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