Tomato Plants

Hybrid Slicers

  • Better Boy Fruits – Extremely flavorful with brilliant scarlet skin and flesh that’s juicy yet firm. Indeterminate.
  • BHN 589 – Bred for great flavor, it also boasts a complete disease-resistance package including crack-tolerance and offers very high yields. Large to extra-large attractive fruit have real tomato taste. Determinate.
  • Big Boy Hybrid – Smooth, blemish-free and uniformly round with thick meaty flesh. Indeterminate.
  • Bush Champion – Plant produces good yields of 12oz red tomatoes. The tomatoes are very meaty and flavorful. The variety was bred to honor the 100th anniversary of Ball Seed Company. Disease resistant: VFFA. Determinate.
  • Champion II Hybrid – Same desireable qualities and flavor of the original Champion tomato with even more disease resistance. Indeterminate.
  • Daybreak – Medium-compact, space saving vines grow unstaked as a bush, on short stakes or in cages. Determinate.
  • Early Girl – One of the earliest slicing varieties. Red fruits average 4-6oz, slightly flattened. Indeterminate Hybrid.
  • Heinz 1439 – Although this variety is open pollinated, it is considered a hybrid. Tangy, rich, slightly sweet and a great slicer. Heavy yielding, all purpose and perfect for canning and – you guessed it – ketchup. Determinate.
  • Jet Star – Early, compact, good flavor and crack free. Large globe shaped fruit. Indeterminate.
  • Martha Washington – Great taste like the pink heirloom tomatoes with wider adaptability make it easier to grow under varied growing conditions. Globa-shaped pink fruit weigh from 8-16oz. Indeterminate.
  • Mountain Delight – Developed at NC State University. Plants are compact with high yields. Determinate.
  • Mountain Fresh – This is one of the most sought after Mountain varieties. Larger than Mt. Delight. Determinate.
  • Mountain Glory – This improved Mountain Spring type has extra disease tolerances to Fusariom 3 and Spotted Wilt Virus. Red fruit average 10oz to extra-large. Determinate.
  • Park’s Whopper CR Improved – Earlier and tastier than the original Whopper, with big red 4″ fruits that feature improved disease and crack-resistance, as well as uniform fruit size. Indeterminate.
  • Super Sioux – Perfect variety for hot and dry climates. Good tasting, but on the tart side. Good acid makes for good canning. Semi-Determinate.
  • Rocky Top – Produces high yields and extra-large sizes with a great eating quality. It has also shown to produce good fruit under greenhouse/high tunnel production conditions. Determinate

Cherry

  • Black Cherry – High yields of black cherry tomatoes. Cherry tomato with classic black tomato flavor. Indeterminate Heirloom.
  • Cabernet – Rated very high with taste testers, this oval cherry did not crack even into the cool nights of the late season. The flavor stayed intact without becoming washed out. Indeterminate Hybrid.
  • Green Grape – Short, compact plants yield 3/4 – 1″ fruit. Full of flavor, sweet and juicy, a real taste treat. Determinate Heirloom.
  • Grape – The fruits are bright red, weigh about an ounce, and are smaller than most cherry tomatoes. Semi-determinate Hybrid.
  • Jelly Bean Grape – Charming, grape-like fruits are aptly named for their bite-sized sweetness and intense red color. Indeterminate Heirloom.
  • Juliet – Holds on the vine with less cracking than any other cherry tomato. Indeterminate Hybrid.
  • Merlot – Incredibly crunchy and very sweet, these red grape tomatoes are a real treat! Hardy and tolerant to Early Blight. High yielder. Indeterminate Hybrid.
  • Matt’s Wild Cherry – Produces good yields of small 1/2″ cherry tomatoes. These small cherry tomatoes are very sweet. Excellent for salads, salsa and fresh eating. A variety from Mexico. Indeterminate Heirloom.
  • Mexico Midget – Round 1/2″ fruits give an incredible flash of rich tomato flavor, great for salads or selling in pints. Indeterminate Heirloom.
  • Micro Tom – Considered to be one of the world’s smallest tomatoes, with plants only 6-8″ tall, bearing loads of flavorful 1oz deep red fruits. Great for window sills or patios! Determinate Hybrid.
  • Peardrops – A semi compact yellow trailing plant that produces a strong trailing plant around 10 inches high with a trailing length of 16 inches. The juicy yellow elongated fruits have a full flavor and crop over a long harvest period. Determinate Hybrid.
  • Red Current – Big bold plants produce masses of teeny tiny fruit; and what flavor! Indeterminate Heirloom.
  • Riesentraube – Originating in Germany, this heirloom cherry tomato was grown by the Pennsylvania Dutch as early as the 1850’s. The variety’s name, fittingly enough, translates from the German as “giant bunch of grapes.” Indeterminate Heirloom.
  • Snow White – Delightful ivory-colored cherry tomatoes ripen to pale yellow and are deliciously sweet. Indeterminate Heirloom.
  • Sprite – Produces large numbers of grape tomatoes with refreshingly sweet flavors. Determinate Heirloom.
  • Sugary – Super-sweet, juicy, 2oz fruits, with appealing reddish-pink skins. Huge yields of oval-shaped, slightly pointed fruits set continuously in full sun. Indeterminate Hybrid.
  • Sun Gold – A  positively luscious, bite-size golden beauty overflowing with an abundance of fruits. Very early. Indeterminate Hybrid.
  • Sunsugar 60 Days – Same excellent flavor as Sungold, but the fruits are much less prone to splitting. Indeterminate Hybrid.
  • Super Sweet 100 65 Days – Huge, multiple-branched clusters of very sweet fruit with high vitamin C content. Indeterminate Hybrid.
  • Tiny Tim – Still one of the earlies tmost dependable, tree-like dwarf types for small gardens or containers. Determinate Hybrid.
  • Tumbling Tom Red – Weeping habit trails 2 feet from basket and tubs. Don’t have to worry about stacking and cages.
  • Tumbling Tom Yellow – Weeping habit trails 2 feet from basket and tubs. Don’t have to worry about stacking and cages.
  • Yellow Pear 78 Days – Vines produce high yields of 2″ yellow-skinned, pear-shaped fruits with few seeds. Indeterminate Heirloom.

Sauce / Paste

  • Amish Paste – Bright red 8-12oz fruits vary in shape from oxheart to rounded plum. Delicious flesh is juicy and meaty, excellent for sauce or fresh eating. Indeterminate Heirloom.
  • Banana Legs – Paste-type fruits are meaty with few seeds and a good taste. Very prolific. Determinate Hybrid.
  • Howard German – Large harvests of 5 1/2″ long paste tomatoes that weigh about 5oz and are very meaty with a good, rich flavor. This is an old variety, extremely productive, and great for canning, paste or sauces. Indeterminate Heirloom.
  • Italian Gold Roma – This is a great orange gold roma. Prolific! Seed has been somewhat hard to find. Determinate Heirloom.
  • LaRoma – An excellent roma tomato known for its vigor and uniformity. Bright red, meaty fruits are large, 5-8oz, and full of flavor. Disease resistant plants are very vigorous and produce fruit abundantly throughout the growing season. Determinate Hybrid.
  • Opalka – Great for sauce because its fruits are far richer and more flavorful than most paste tomatoes. Indeterminate Heirloom.
  • Principe Borghese – This is the variety that Italians have long favored for drying. Determinate.
  • Roma – Most well known paste-type perfect for sauces, pastes and ketchup. Determinate.
  • San Marzano – From Italy, compact and prolific producer of bright-red, slim 2-3″ fruit over season. A paste tomato with heavy walls and little juice. Crack resistant. Semi-determinate Heirloom.
  • Super Marzano – A hybrid version of the San Marzano paste tomato, Large, pear-shaped fruit are an average of 5″ long. Indeterminate Hybrid.

Heirloom Slicers

  • Abe Lincoln – Produce brilliant red, round, medium-sized, 12oz tomatoes in clusters. A good disease resistant tomato. Delicious, rich and slightly acidic tomato flavor. Indeterminate.
  • Amana Orange – This heirloom variety takes its name from Amana, Iowa, and features large (up to 5″ in diameter) beefsteak-type, mild fruits of a distinctive orange color. Indeterminate.
  • Arkansas Traveler – Hailing from the Ozark Mountains, these plants produce rich flavorful tomatoes. Deep pink when ripe, the round 6-8oz fruits are a balance of sweetness and tartness. Indeterminate.
  • Azoychka – Plant produces good yields of 8oz lemon yellow beefsteak tomatoes. This tomato is very sweet and flavorful with a hint of citrus. Excellent for sandwiches, salads, sauces and gourmet dishes. An hairloom variety from Russia. Indeterminate.
  • Beefsteak – Produces huge, delicious, ribbed fruit on vigorous vines. Grow in wire cages for best results. Indeterminate.
  • Big Zac – Plant produces good yields of very large 6lb size tomatoes. Indeterminate.
  • Black Krim – Fruits are a dark, deep red with heavy green shoulders. Interior is a deep, reddish-green color. Indeterminate.
  • Black from Tula – Rich tomato flavor that turns to dark reddish black with green shoulders. Perfect acid-surgar balance. Indeterminate.
  • Box Car Willie – Offers a very heavy crop of good-sized, smooth red tomatoes with delicious flavor. Indeterminate.
  • Brandywine – Vigorous plants look like potato vines. Rose-pink fruits up to 1 1/2lb. Indeterminate.
  • Brandywine Yellow – Potato leaf vines produce large fruits. Excellent flavor and a creamy texture. Indeterminate.
  • Carbon – Winner of the 2005 “Heirloom Garden Show” best tasting tomato award. The fruit are smooth, large, and beautiful, being one of the darkest of the purple types. Indeterminate.
  • Caro Rich – Large, beefsteak, 10-12oz fruits get their deep golden-orange color from their high vitamin content, particularly that of beta-carotene. Very low in acid for nice sweet flavor. Indeterminate.
  • Caspian Pink – One of the best tasting tomatoes on the market. Indeterminate.
  • Cherokee Purple – Thin skin and soft flesh, somewhat perishable, but delicious when eaten quickly. Indeterminate.
  • Delicious – This really big tomato plant produces huge 1-3lb fruit that are fairly smooth for a giant tomato, and as the name implies, these are delicious! in 1986 it set the world record for weight, with a giant 7lb, 12oz fruit! Indeterminate.
  • German Giant – Produces an abundance of deep pink tomatoes that are huge and brimming with luscious flavor. The plant’s potato-leaved foilage may remind you of Brandywine, but this one matures fruit that are earlier, larger and more plentiful than those of Brandywine. Indeterminate.
  • German Johnson – Very large 1-2lb fruits are deep pink, very flavorful and nearly crack-free. The plants are very productive; the superb quality fruits are great for farmers’ markets or home gardens. Indeterminate.
  • German Pink – Very large, very sweet, meaty tomatoes with few seeds. Indeterminate.
  • Giant Oxheart – This well-named giant produces large, firm, meaty, heart shaped fruits with thick walls, few seeds and a mild flavor.
  • Golden Jubilee – A very popular orange variety; fine, sweet, mild flavor; good size and yield. An old standard. Indeterminate.
  • Heinz 1439 – This is a great variety for canning or processing because it puts out a concentrated set of tomatoes that you can pick all at one time. Very heavy yields of beautiful bright red, crack-resistant 6oz fruit. Determinate.
  • Hillbilly Potato Leaf – Produces good yields of large 2lb orange-yellow beefsteak tomatoes with red and pink streaks. Very flavorful. Excellent for salads and sandwiches. An heirloom from West Virginia. Indeterminate.
  • Kellog’s Breakfast – Pale-orange fruits are solid and meaty throughout, packed with mild, superb-tasting flesh. Indeterminate.
  • Marianna’s Peace – This large, potato-leaved dark pink tomato is fast becoming a favorite of gardeners across the country . The large, 1 to 2lb pink-red beefsteak fruits have luscious, full tomato flavor that features a good balance of acidity and sweetness. Vigorous vines are very productive, which is special for a potato-leaved plant. Indeterminate.
  • Mexico – These plants grow tall and steadily produce good amounts of large dark pink fruits. Not watery like some beefsteaks.
  • Mortgage Lifter – Developed in the 1930’s by M.C. Byles in Logan, West Virginia to help pay his home mortgage off. Indeterminate.
  • Nebraska Wedding – Produces huge, globe-shaped fruits of a deep orange color, weighing up to 10oz each. Determinate.
  • Nyagous – Produces good yields of baseball sized black tomatoes. The tomatoes grow in clusters and are blemish-free! Suitable for home gardens and market growers. Indeterminate.
  • Orange Oxheart – Strong vines that yield large 3″, golden-orange, oxheart-shaped fruits. Meaty, with well-balanced flavor. Tremendous eye appeal. Indeterminate.
  • Persimmon Orange – Produces 1-2lb golden-orange tomatoes. Mild sweet flavor, are meaty and few seeds. Determinate.
  • Pineapple – extra large 2lb yellow tomatoes with red streaks. Very flavorful and abundant all season. Indeterminate.
  • Rutgers – All-purpose variety, ideal for canning. Ripens evenly from inside out. Disease resistant. Indeterminate.
  • Sioux – Originally released by the University of Nebraska – incredible flavor and reliably large harvests even in hot weather. Indeterminate.
  • Striped German – Huge, bicolored and ribbed fruit. Yellow with red starting at blossom end. Indeterminate.
  • Virginia Sweets – This is simply one of the best tasting, best producing gold-red bicolors we have ever grown. They are stunningly beautiful and enormous, weighing at least 1lb each. Golden yellow beefsteaks are colored with red striped that turn into a ruby blush on top fo the golden fruit. Flavor is sweet and rich, and harvests are abundant. Indeterminate.

Salad (Small Slicers)

  • Cluster Grande – Very flavorful and holds up well after picking. These are the on-the-vine type found in the supermarkets. Indeterminate.
  • Djena Lee’s Golden Girl – A large golden orange fruit with a semi-thick skin. This tomato was developed by Djena (pronounced “Zshena”) Lee, who was part Native American and the daughter of Minnesota financier Jim Lee. The tomato’s instense ornage color is very striking. It has an excellent balance of acid to sugar, giving it a sweet yet tangy flavor. Indeterminate Heirloom.
  • Fourth of July Hybrid – Celebrate the Fourth of July with a plentiful harvest of vine-ripened red, luscious tomatoes. Produces plentiful 4oz tomatoes all season long. Indeterminate Hybrid.
  • Moskovich – An early tomato that yields an abundance of red, cold-tolerant fruits with a rich taste. Indeterminate Heirloom.
  • Super Bush – Requires no pruning, staking or caging. Loads of large, meaty fruit all season long. Determinate Hybrid.
  • Yellow Stuffer – Yellow tomato, shaped like bell peppers, are perfect for stuffing. Indeterminate Heirloom.
  • Green Zebra – The light green flesh is very flavorful, sweet yet zingy. A favorite tomato of many high class chefs, specialty markets, and home gardeners. Yield is excellent. Indeterminate Heirloom.
  • Patio – Produces large yields of 2″ round red tomatoes. Excellent for small gardens or containers. Determinate Hybrid.
  • Taxi – The best yellow variety for short seasons. Bright yellow 4-6oz fruits are smooth and blemish free. Flesh is meaty, mild, and acid free. Excellent fresh for salads, sandwiches or adds a nice splash of color to salsas. Determinate Heirloom.
  • Wapsipinicon Peach – Named after the Wapsipinicon River in NE Iowa, yield a tremendous amount of 1-2″ delicate, fuzzy-like-a-peach juicy tomatoes. Very sweet! Indeterminate Heirloom.

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