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Once considered a poisonous plant whose fruit was called a “love apple” , the tomato has evolved to what is arguably the most popular or favorite vegetable. The lowly tomato has come full circle since it was discovered in South America, some say by Cortez. Others claim Christopher Columbus introduced the fruit to Europe. And it is a fruit, even though almost everyone considers it a vegetable - a vegetable that is grown in gardens and patio pots and popularly in recent years hanging upside down from a plastic cylinder/bag.

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News, Pages 7 on 07/14/2010

Print Headline: Just Hanging Around The Fruit Of The Vine

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