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Not a debate. They are just the same as regular leaf-shaped tomatoes as far as I know.
What habit do they have, I'm assuming that they are a cordon having been a commercial variety? Leaf shape doesn't generally play a part with tomatoes. Do you know if they were bred as a glasshouse variety or outdoor?
Hi leggi, I'm a bit of a tomato tart I'm afraid, always going for the fancy shapes or unusual colouring, my mum put her foot down this year and insisted we grew some normal round red ones. But I don't mind what leaf they have, they get pulled off.
I've grown various varieties - some with potato leaves, some with the regular ones. I don't treat them differently because of the leaf shape.
Which month should a tomato plant start flowering
Depends on the variety, when you sowed them, when you planted them and the conditions .............
Potato Leaf is just another leaf shape. Absolutely no difference in how the plant is grown. Less common than the Regular Leaf shape, and pretty much always larger leaves. A number of years ago there was a school of thought that the larger leaves coped better with fungal problems but the evidence was never more than anecdotal. I've found no difference. I find them more attractive than Regular Leaf plants.