Tomato Plants

Hybrid Slicers

  • Burpee’s Better Boy – Fruits are extremely flavorful, with brilliant scarlet skin and flesh that’s juicy yet firm. Indeterminate.
  • Burpee’s Big Boy Hybrid – The hallmark of this large, crack-free tomato is its absolutely superb flavor. Bright red, firm, meaty fruits often weigh 1 pound or more, and feature smooth, blemish-resistant skins. Indeterminate.
  • Carmello – This outstanding main-season French hybrid yields abundant, juicy, 5 to 7 ounce, medium-large tomatoes with rich, sweet flavor. Rarely seen in shops due to their thin yet non-cracking skin, which prevents travel, Carmello is disease-resistant and appreciates support. Indeterminate.
  • Celebrity – Incredible set of flavorful, firm fruit on strong vines with good cover and disease resistance. Determinate.
  • Champion II Hybrid – Same desireable qualities and flavor of the original Champion tomato with even more disease resistance. Indeterminate.
  • Chef’s Choice Bi-Color – Chef’s Choice Bicolor Hybrid Tomato. Large, eye-catching fruits weigh 10 to 12 ounces each, are globe-shaped and absolutely delicious! Heirloom-type, pale yellow tomatoes are brushed with deep red splashes on the blossom end and throughout the exquisite lemony yellow flesh. Indeterminate.
  • Chef’s Choice Black – Large, dark, red-purple, 8-12 ounce fruits have attractive green shoulders and a flattened globe shape. Delicate skin surrounds very juicy, deep crimson flesh that’s full of flavor and has a slight saltiness that enhances the taste. Indeterminate
  • Chef’s Choice Red – This superb series has added yet another winner with this 6 to 7″ beefsteak-type tomato. Beautiful red, globe shaped, scar free, 8oz fruits have firm flesh with just the right balance of acid to sugar creating a flavor similar to heirlooms. AAS Judges rave about the prolific yields. Strong, disease-resistant plants have rich dark green foilage and a neat, manageable habit. Indeterminate.
  • Florida 91 – Florida 91 Tomato is a hybrid, determinate variety known for its disease resistance and ability to set fruits in the heat. Produces extra large, smooth and uniform fruits with great flavor. Determinate.
  • Goliath – Goliath hybrid tomatoes have classic beefsteak shape and flavor with firm, light red fruit that have few seeds. The indeterminate vines are vigorous, so you will want to stake them or use a tall cage. Resistant to many diseases. Indeterminate.
  • Heinz 1350 – Although this variety is open pollinated, it is considered a hybrid. Tangy, rich, slightly sweet, 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.
  • Jolene – Attractive large fruits have deep, dark red flesh and an excellent flavor. Early maturing globe-shaped, 3 1/2 to 4″ fruits are firm with smooth shoulders. Highly resistant to Fusarium Crown & Root Rot with indeterminate resistance to Tomato Yellow Leaf Curl Virus. Determinate Hybrid.
  • Martha Washington – Great taste like the pink heirloom tomatoes with wider adaptability make it easier to grow under varied growing conditions.
  • Mountain Delight – Developed at NC State University. Plants are compact with high yields. Determinate.
  • Mountain Fresh Plus – This is one of the most sought after Mountain varieties. Larger than Mt. Delight. Determinate.
  • Oaxacan Jewel – The plant produces good yields of 6 to 16 oz. bi-colored yellow beefsteak tomatoes with red streaks. It is one of the most strikingly beautiful bi-color fruity flavored tomatoes. Indeterminate.
  • Park’s Whopper – 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 – These tomatoes are bright red in color, usually between 2 and 4 inches in diameter and weigh 4 to 6 oz. each. The fruits have smooth skin and are thick-walled, with relatively small seed cavities. Their flavor is typical of an old-fashioned tomato, with sweetness mixed with an acidic “bite”. Indeterminate.

Cherry

  • BHN 268 – A premium, extra firm cherry tomato that holds, packs and ships better than others. High yields. Determinate Hybrid.
  • BHN 968 – Compact plants with broad disease resistance. High yields and better taste and texture than other determinate cherry tomatoes. Improved eating quality. Good for fresh market. Determinate Hybrid.
  • Black Cherry – High yields of black cherry tomatoes. Cherry tomato with classic black tomato flavor. Indeterminate Heirloom.
  • Bumble Bee Purple – Purple Bumble Bee is an eye-catching combination of the dusky purple seen in heirloom tomatoes and metallic green striping. Sweet foavor and meaty texture provide a nice accent to any salad.
  • Bumble Bee Sunrise – It is a yellow cherry tomato with pink marbling and yellow stripes. Sunrise Bumblebee’s flavor is bright, sweet and tropical. It is an indeterminate vine and grows well in containers and in the ground. Indeterminate.
  • Green Grape – Short, compact plants yield 3/4 – 1″ fruit. Full of flavor, sweet and juicy, a real taste treat. Determinate Heirloom.
  • Indigo Blue Berry – An eye-catching cherry tomato which ripens from amethyst purple to a stunning, almost black, with a brick red bottom. Flavor is great and is an all-around crowd pleaser. Indeterminate.
  • Indigo Cherry Drop – This tomato has dark blue anthocyanin coloration and red flesh, and is a vigorous vine. Clusters of 1-2oz. fruit. Indeterminate.
  • Jelly Bean Red – 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.
  • 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.
  • Princess Sweet Surprise – You will love tehese delicious red cherry treats, not just because they taste so yummy, but also because this variety is early and has tremendous yield potential. The 1/4 ounce fruit are bite-size, and it is hard not to eat them right off the vine. Indeterminate Hybrid.
  • Red Current – Big bold plants produce masses of teeny tiny fruit; and what flavor! 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 – The Sugary tomato was the 2005 All-America Selections award winner in the tomato category and growing an award winner always tips the scales in your favor. That’s because expert gardeners throughout the U.S. have judged the Sugary cherry tomato to be outstanding compared to other varieties of the same type. Indeterminate.
  • Sun Sugar – Same excellent flavor as Sungold, but the fruits are much less prone to splitting. Indeterminate Hybrid.
  • Sungold – A positively luscious, bite-size golden beauty overflowing with an abundance of fruits. Very early. Indeterminate
  • Super Sweet 100 – Supersweet 100 is a reliable cherry tomato with prolific yields of great tasting, 15-20 gm. fruits produced in large clusters. Widely adapted. High resistance to fusarium wilt and verticillium wilt. Indeterminate Hybrid.
  • Yellow Pear – 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 Heirloom.
  • Blue Beech – High-yielding heirloom paste tomato. This “sausage” type paste tomato produces large, 8-10oz, elongated fruits that are easy to process into sauce. An excellent canning tomato, it also tastes great when eaten fresh. Attractive green shoulders give a distinct heirloom look. Indeterminate Heirloom.
  • Gladiator – Gigantic ‘Gladiator’ is the hands-down champion of the arena of ‘Roma’ tomatoes. With an unbeatable armor of vigor, flavor, aroma and yield, it bears a bounty of oval 8oz fruit in a small garden. Strong roots conquer enemies such as blossom end rot. Indeterminate Hybrid.
  • Howard German – The regular leaf plants of ‘Howard German’ produce red, three to nine ounce, paste-type tomatoes. There is a lot of variability in fruit shapes which range from an elongated pear to ones that look like frying peppers. The flesh is dry, meaty and tasty. Excellent for sauce and paste. Indeterminate Heirloom.
  • Italian Red Pear – Plant produces high yields of 6 to 12oz red pear-shaped tomatoes. They are very sweet and flavorful. Perfect for making Italian tomato sauce and paste. Excellent choice for home gardens. A variety from Italy. Indeterminate.
  • Opalka – Great for sauce because its fruits are far richer and more flavorful than most paste tomatoes. Indeterminate.
  • 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. Indeterminate.
  • SuperSauce Hybrid – Early maturing plant produces high yields of 1 to 2 1/2 pound red tomatoes. They are very sweet, meaty, juicy and flavorful. It’s so large, 5 1/2″ long by 5″ wide, one tomato fills an entire sauce jar. The World’s Largest Paste Tomato! It is super-easy to peel, making homemade sauce quick and easy. Indeterminate Hybrid.

Heirloom Slicers

  • 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.
  • Beefsteak – Also known as the “Red Pondersa” and “Crimson Cushion” this variety is considered THE original heirloom beefsteak tomato. An old-time favorite that has been popular since the mid 1800’s due to its excellent productivity and wonderful taste. The fruits are large, slightly ribbed, scarlet in color, juicy and with few seeds. Indeterminate.
  • Big Zac – Plant produces good yields of very large 6lb size tomatoes. Indeterminate.
  • Black from Tula – Rich tomato flavor that turns to dark reddish black with green shoulders. Perfect acid-sugar balance. Indeterminate.
  • Black Krim – Fruits are a dark, deep red with heavy green shoulders. Interior is a deep, reddish-green color. Indeterminate.
  • Black Zebra – Incredible set of flavorful, firm fruit on strong vines with good cover and disease resistance. Determinate.
  • Box Car Willie – Prolific yields of smooth, reddish-orange fruits average 10 to 16oz each. With an old-fashioned flavor you’ll remember from childhood, these high-yielding, multi-use tomatoes will last throughout the season and are ideal for canning, freezing or for home-cooked meals. Crack resistant. Indeterminate
  • Brandywine Pink – Heirloom dating back to the 1880’s. Potato leaf plants with good yields of extra-large, up to 1 1/2lbs., clear-skinned, light rosy-pink fruit. Considered one of the world’s best flavored tomatoes. Indeterminate.
  • Brandywine Red – Pennsylvania Amish heirloom dating to 1885. Delicious, scarlet-red fruits weigh up to 2lbs. Regular leaved plants. Indeterminate.
  • Brandywine Yellow – Superbly rich and delicious tasting large fruit, the golden variety gives good yields, and, in our opinion, the fruit is better tasting than Pink Brandywine. Large potato-leaf plants are very sturdy and deep green. This heirloom is delicious any way you eat it! 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.
  • Cherokee Carbon – A gorgeous dusky purple beefsteak with rich complex flavor. Makes one of the most delicious tomato sandwiches you’ll ever taste. Plants can get tall, so support them with strong stakes or sturdy cages. Indeterminate.
  • Cherokee Chocolate – A stabilized version of Cherokee Purple, the mahogany-colored variety has excellent flavor and beautiful large fruit. Indeterminate.
  • Cherokee Purple – Thin skin and soft flesh, somewhat perishable, but delicious when eaten quickly. Indeterminate.
  • Delicious – The Delicious Tomato is a World Record giant, bright red beefsteak tomato that can grow to be at least one pound or more. This variety is not only large, but it is also fairly crack resistant. The Delicious tomato gets its name for being very delicious, of course. Indeterminate.
  • Fourth of July – This early maturing plant produces good yields of 4oz bright red tomatoes. Perfect for sandwiches, salads and slicing. They are fvery flavorful. You can celebrate these tomatoes by the Fourth of July. Heat-Tolerant. Indeterminate.
  • German Johnson – More than a century ago, German Johnson quickly became a favorite for its large, nearly seedless 1 to 2 pound fruits. The deep pink color is distinctive, but the real benefit is the flavor: creamy, tangy, meaty and juicy. The fruits are lobed and resist cracking, growing to incredible size with just a bit of support from tomato cages or pens. Indeterminate
  • Green Zebra – A beauty, with exquisite emerald green skin, dark green vertical stripes and gently flavorful green flesh. High-yielding plants produce oodles of 1.5-2.5″ fruits. Indeterminate
  • 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. Heirloom from West Virginia. Indeterminate
  • Japanese Black Trifele – This short potato leaf plant yields prolific quantities of 6oz. fruit that looks like a beautiful mahogany-colored bartlett pear. A work of art sliced out on a plate and a wonderful flavor that possesses extraordinary rich and complex flavors. Resistant to cracking. 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 2 pound 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 – A Russian heirloom with dark colored 6oz fruit usually born in clusters. This is one of the best “black” tomatoes for markets. The fruit are blemish free and have good flavor. Indeterminate.
  • Persimmon Orange – Plant produces 1-2lb. golden-orange tomatoes. Mild sweet flavor, meaty and few seeds. Determinate.
  • Pineapple – extra large 2lb yellow tomatoes with red streaks. Very flavorful and abundant all season. Indeterminate.
  • Pruden’s Purple – Large to very large (many over 1 lb.) fruits are flattened and smooth (except for shoulder ribbing on some), and resist cracking. Vivid dark-pink skin with crimson flesh. Medium-tall, potato-leaf plants. Indeterminate.
  • Rutgers – All-purpose variety, ideal for canning. Ripens evenly from inside out. Disease resistant. Indeterminate.
  • Striped German – Huge, bicolored and ribbed fruit. Yellow with red starting at blossom end. Indeterminate.
  • Virginia Sweets – “Virginia Sweets” is a large to extra large, golden/pink bi-colored beefsteak-type tomato (about 10-18oz.). Very good sweet flavor. The taste of this beautiful heirloom is excellent, sweet and juicy flesh makes it perfect for fresh, but also great for outstanding juice. Indeterminate.
  • Wapsipinicon Peach – A two bite tomato with an unbelievably delicious nectar-like juicy flavor. Named for a river in northeastern Iowa this tomato produces a plentiful supply of light yellow fruits with tinges of pink and a touch of fuzzy peach like skin. Best eaten fresh, rather than canned. Indeterminate.

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