It refers to the basic shape of the tomato leaf. The leaf of the tomato in this case more resembles a potato leaf... yeah. Heirloom tomatoes like the 'Brandywine' varieties come with potato leaves. When ordering seeds through catalogs you my come across descriptions of 'potato leaf' varieties.
I thought I would take 60 seconds or so... and show you what they look like. Enjoy!
|Potato Leaf Tomato to the Left - The Rusted Garden Blog|
I also made a quick video if you would like to see the comparison of a 'potato leaf' to a 'standard leaf' tomato.
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