(Re)-Naming the Tomato

Solanum lycopersicum —  the stupidest, most aesthetically dead plant nomenclature in the garden.  I vote we rename our beloved tomato to evoke the qualities that make it the centerpiece of the August garden. Vote for your favorite, and add your suggestions!

Here we go:


5 thoughts on “(Re)-Naming the Tomato

  1. How about Latin with a bit of brevity – yum. 🙂

  2. Phillip Hinz says:

    So then the full name would be Yum Yum.

  3. Tomato in Thai called “Ma Kheua Thet” meaning “foreign eggplants”!

  4. Lrong says:

    Had a good laugh on this one… 🙂

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