Beam’s Yellow Pear – Indeterminate 70 days, Open pollinated American Heirloom. Bushy plants yield large quantities of 1 0z, bright yellow, pear-shaped cherry tomatoes that will give you fruit until frost. The tomatoes of this variety are zesty, sweet and delicious. A beautiful salad of snacking tomato.
Black Cherry – indeterminate early, 64 days. Open pollinated, Container friendly. The only truly black cherry on large vigorous plants. One inch fruit is deep purple, mahogany brown. They are irresistibly delicious with sweet, rich, complex, tomato flavors that burst in your mouth. At the peak of ripeness, Black Cherry has a slight Cabernet wine taste. Very prolific and disease resistant.
Green Tiger – Indeterminate, 70 days. New elongated cherry tomato is crack-resistant with an amazing green striped with yellow covering a lime green interior. Chefs rave about their beauty and superb flavor.
Purple Bumblebee – Indeterminate, 70 days. Purple round cherry tomato with metallic green striping. Excellent sweet flavor. Great mixed with other Artisan varieties.
Sungold – Indeterminate, 65 days. Hybrid. Rapidly becoming the most popular cherry tomato of all time! When you taste the sweet tart flavor you’ll understand why. Golden orange fruits are borne on large grapelike clusters. Excellent snacking tomato, very sweet and delicious.
Sweet 100 – Indeterminate, early. Super sweet classic red cherry tomato. Produced in large clusters on large very prolific plants over an extremely long season. High resistance to fusarium wilt and verticillium wilt.
PINK RED TOMATOES
Anna Russian – 68 days – Beautiful pink, heart shaped fruit that can weigh up to 1 pound. This high yielding tomato has sweet, juicy flesh and superb flavor, with foliage that is sparse and droopy. Very unique! Indeterminate vines.
German Red Strawberry – Indeterminate, Late, 85 days, German Heirloom. This plant produces large, red, ox heart tomatoes that are shaped like a much larger strawberry. Large plants yield an abundance of meaty, fruit that is often 1 pound. Flavor is described as robust, “old-tomato” flavors with a lingering sweetness with a dense meaty texture. This unique tomato enhances salads and sandwiches. Also works for canning and cooking.
Marianna’s Peace – Indeterminate, 85 days an old Czechoslovakia heirloom that produces a 1-2 lb pink beefsteak tomato. The flavor is deep, creamy, very complex and sweet. Just what you would expect from an old heirloom tomato. Very meaty and similar to Brandywine.
Momotaro – Indeterminate, 70 days. Momotaro is one of the most popular tomato varieties in Japanese markets and for good reason. Named after a hero in Japanese folklore, it will also be the hero of your garden. An unsurpassable fresh eating tomato. Its flavor is an intricate and harmonious combination of sweet and tangy that has won Momotaro several tomato tasting contests. The radiant, dark pink slicers weigh 6-7 ounces. Momotaro is durable, heat tolerant, and crack resistant with good storability.
Mortgage Lifter Red – Indeterminate, Late 85 days, American heirloom. A red strain of the Radiator Charlie’s Mortgage Lifter that has become one of America’s favorites. THese tomato plants produce good crops of 1-2 pound, slightly ribbed, meaty, red beefsteak tomatoes with perfectly rich, sweet, bold, old-fashioned tomato flavors. An ideal sandwich tomato.
Kellogg Breakfast – Indeterminate, 80 days. Recently named one of the best heirloom tomatoes by the food editors of Sunset magazine. Originally bred in Michigan by a gardener named Kellogg, it is absolutely unique, both for its size and for its bold golden skin and juice, exactly the color of fresh-squeezed orange juice!This giant sets fruit weighing anywhere from 16 to 32 ounces. Slightly flattened, the globes are massive, hanging over the edges of sandwich bread. A good mix of solids and gels makes for a delicious bite, and you’ll need many, many bites to finish just one Kellogg’s Breakfast!
Persimmon – Indeterminate, Mid season, 79 days. Russian Heirloom. That is a fantastic, huge, golden orange variety with fruits that range from 1 to 2 pounds. Rich color, meaty texture and good acid content make this a great selection which melts in your mouth. Fruity, acidic flavor and smooth flesh. Literally the perfect tomato.
Pineapple – Indeterminate, 90 days. Pineapple will remind you of those visits to Grandpa’s garden when you were a kid. Huge meaty tomatoes are safer held in two hands rather than one. The 1 pound red-and-yellow streaked tomatoes look beautiful as a feature tomato in a Caprese Salad . One taste will transport you back in time with that great old-fashioned, full bodied tomato flavor.
Green Zebra – Indeterminate, 75 days. Beautiful chartreuse with deep lime-green stripes. Flesh is bright green and very rich tasting, sweet with a sharp bite to it. A favorite of many chefs. Excellent yield.
BLACK PURPLE TOMATOES
Amazon Chocolate – Indeterminate,75-80 days. Ukrainian Heirloom. Slicing-type fruits to 1 pound. Recently introduced, this large-fruited “purple” tomato seems likely to become a classic. Extremely productive over a long season, the flavor has been described as sweet, rich, complex, and having wine-like overtones. The vigorous plants tolerate heat and drought and keep on yielding the chocolate-brown, soft and delicate juicy fruits. Said to originally be from Ukraine, from the Black Sea region which has given us so many superior heirloom varieties.
Black Krim – Indeterminate, 75 days. First grown in Russia and Crimea, which is a peninsula in the Ukraine. The heirloom tomato Black Krim is named for it. This rare, and outstanding tomato yields 3-4″ slightly flattened dark-red (mahogany-colored) slightly maroon, beefsteak tomatoes with deep green shoulders. Green gel around seeds. Fantastic, intense, slightly salty taste (which is great for those not wanting to add salt to their tomatoes). Suitable for container/patio garden. Perfect choice for slicing, salads and cooking.
Carbon – Indeterminate, 76 days. Big, regular-leaf tomato plants yielding prolific amounts of 10-14 oz., beautiful purple-brown, open-pollinated tomatoes. Color of tomatoes are among of the darkest of the black tomatoes with delicious, rich, complex flavors. This tomato variety won taste test at Cornell Research Farm and Winner of the 2005 “Heirloom Garden Show” best tasting tomato award.
Cherokee Purple – Indeterminate, 80 days. Native American Heirloom. A legendary and beautiful tomato, at least 100 years old and said to be grown by the Cherokee People. 12 oz. deep dark dusky rose purple, deep red inside, with sweet, rich and smoky flavor. Cherokee Purple is a garden staple, on everyone’s favorite list for good reason. They are disease resistant, reliable and easy to grow.
Japanese Black Trifele – Indeterminate, 70 days. Russian origin. In Russia the Trifele varieties of tomatoes (of which there are several colors) are highly prized and command big prices. This short potato leaf plant yields prolific quantities of 6 oz. fruit that looks like a beautiful mahogany-colored Bartlett pear with greenish shoulders. Very tasty flesh with a meaty core that produces luscious fruit all summer long. A work of art sliced out on a plate and a wonderful flavor that possesses extraordinary rich and complex flavors. The Black Trifele is one of the blackest varieties available and is resistant to cracking. Great for a Black variety sauce.
Pomodoro Red Pear – Indeterminate, 75 days. Extremely prolific plants, tomatoes are 10 oz.-1 pound bright red and meaty with few seeds. These are the perfect tomatoes for sauce.
Super Italian Paste – Indeterminate,73 days. Shaped like banana peppers and about 6 inches long. These tomatoes are deep orange-red and sweet with very little juice and few seeds. Another great Italian heirloom for sauce.
San Marzano – Indeterminate, 78 days. Classic tomato of Italian sauce. Compact and prolific producer of bright red plum type tomatoes. Crack resistant.