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Tomatoes
2019 Varieties 
CHERRY:
SNOWWHITE CHERRY:
A delicious yellow to ivory cherry tomato.  Very productive and produces buckets of sweet cherry tomatoes all summer long.  Looks great mixed with Black Cherry Tomatoes!  A must have.
 
Indeterminate, regular leaf foliage.
 
65 days from transplant.




BLACK CHERRY:
One of the tastiest cherry tomatoes of the season.  The dark purple cherry tomatoes are born in large clusters on very vigorous plants.  A very sweet and delicious fruit.  Great for eating out of hand or in summer salads. 
 
Indeterminate, regular leaf foliage.
 
70 days from transplant.




WHITE CURRANT:
Large plants produce large clusters of tiny creamy white fruit all summer long!  The small fruit are half the size of regular cherry tomatoes and are very sweet.  A very productive plant.
 
Indeterminate, regular leaf foliage.
 
75 days from transplant.




ACADIAN CHERRY:  
The Acadian cherry tomato is said to be an Acadian heirloom. This compact dwarf plant is perfect for growing in pots and produces an abundance of small, red cherry tomatoes. Disease resistant and slightly larger growing plants. 

Determinate.

60 days from transplant.


GARDENER'S DELIGHT:
Our favorite cherry! Bright red, bite-size, extra sweet fruits are full of flavor.  These are actually in between a cherry and a salad tomato for size.  This old German heirloom boasts many clusters of 6 to 12 cherry tomatoes all summer long. It's indeterminate, crack resistant and very prolific. Proven tops for performance, flavour and wide adaptability.
 
Indeterminate.

65 days from transplant.





GRAPE:

CABERNET:  A great little grape tomato.  Very flavourful.  Excellent in salads, or just to munch on all by themselves.
 
Determinate.













PASTE TOMATOES:  


NOVA:  Our go-to paste tomato.  Very meaty flesh with great flavour, making it ideal for canning diced tomatoes, making sauce or salsa.  

Determinate.

65 days.






SAN MARZANO:  Many consider the San Marzano Heirloom Tomato to be THE plum tomato for making sauces. It has exceptionally good flavour. In some Italian towns it is said to be against the law to use any other variety for their pizza sauces. Ensure even watering and add eggshells to the soil for a bumper crop.  

Indeterminate, 80 days.
 

AMISH PASTE:  Many seed savers believe this is the ultimate paste tomato. Giant, blocky, Roma type tomatoes have delicious red flesh that is perfect for paste and canning. It has world-class flavor and comes from an Amish community in Wisconsin. 

Indeterminate. 80 days.

 




EARLY SEASON TOMATOES:

MINI ORANGE:
A nice orange salad size tomato with 2 oz fruit.  Very productive and blemish free.
 
Indeterminate, regular leaf foliage.
 
70 days from transplant.






BLACK ZEBRA:
Beautiful blemish free purplish black fruit with green stripes and phenomenal taste!  The medium size round fruit weigh 4-6 oz and are produced in abundance.  Excellent for adding colour to salads or slicing on a platter.
 
Indeterminate, regular leaf foliage.
75 days from transplant.



 
 
WONDERLIGHT:
A Russian heirloom that is the same colour and shape as a lemon!  The medium size fruit have dry flesh and are good for adding colour to salads or making yellow tomato sauce.
 
Indeterminate, regular leaf foliage.
 
70-75 days from transplant.




LATAH:  A medium sized tomato, with flavour similar to a beefsteak.  We grow this little wonder because it is the first to produce ripe tomatoes- usually by the 2nd week of July!

Indeterminate.

50 Days.




MID SEASON TOMATOES:


RUMI BANJAN:  This heirloom hailing from Afghanistan, was discovered in 1936 and brought to the United States. It was little known in our region until Baker Creek Seeds put in a request to the USDA for seed. A wonderfully pretty, small fruited plant. Tomatoes average 2 1/2" in diameter and ripen to a mottled yellow/orange. Great flavour. 

Indeterminate.  75 days



 
CHEROKEE PURPLE:
Originally grown by the Cherokee Indians, this wonderful heirloom tomato is a dark purplish pink colour and often has green shoulders.  The large fruit average 12 oz and are delicious.  One of our favourites for flavour!  The plants are very productive and reliable.  One of the best!

Indeterminate, regular leaf foliage.
75-80 days from transplant.
 
 
ORANGE MINSK:
Originally obtained from a farmer’s market in Minsk, Belarus.  This is a very impressive tomato!  It is one of the earliest large orange beefsteaks and it also has great taste.  The large fruit are a beautiful orange colour and have ribs on the stem end of the fruit.
Indeterminate, regular leaf foliage.
75 days from transplant.



COSMONAUT VOLKOV:  This Ukranian tomato with an odd name is the hands-down winner in our taste tests.  Large, deep red globes have a complex sweet/tart flavour and a wonderful aftertaste that leaves you wanting more.  An amazing sandwich tomato!

Semi-determinate.

70 days
 


BLACK SEA MAN:
A Russian heirloom with mahogany brown colored fruit and olive green shoulders. The fruit average 8-10 oz. and have a nice rich flavour. 

Determinate. Potato-leaf foliage. 

70 days from transplant.








ITALIAN HEIRLOOM:  This all purpose Italian heirloom tomato is great for eating fresh, canning, or salsa. The fruit are easy to peel and have great taste. The abundance of luscious red 1 lb fruit will amaze you. Highly recommended! 

Indeterminate

75-80 days from transplant.




LATE SEASON TOMATOES:
 

JAPANESE BLACK TRIFELE: Despite the name, this tomato comes from deep within Russia!  Japanese Black Trifele is a potato leaf variety that yields tons of mahogany-coloured fruit in the shape of a pear and literally about the same size.  The flavour and taste is unparalleled.  The luscious fruit seems to never stop producing gobs of tomatoes all summer season.  You will not need to plant more than a few plants.  Excellent for fresh eating, and makes a rich complex tomato sauce.  

Indeterminate.   Potato leaf foliage.  80 days.

OSU BLUE:  An astonishing dark purple tomato coming from the breeding work of Jim Myers from Oregon State University (OSU). Green fruits turn gradually to dark purple when exposed to sunlight. Medium size, round fruits. Pinkish red flesh, with subtle, aromatic and fruity flavour. Foliage turns purple under cold conditions. 

Indeterminate.
80-90 days.




PERSIMMON:
An old Russian variety originally brought to North America by Seed Savers Exchange.  The gorgeous fruit is 3-4 inches in diameter, blemish free and a golden orange colour similar to persimmon, hence the name.  One of the best tasting gold orange tomatoes available.  The plants are also determinate so excellent for a planter pot.  One of the best!
Determinate, regular leaf foliage.  
80 days from transplant.


ANDREW RAHART'S JUMBO:
These healthy plants produce heavy yields of deep red beefsteaks that average 1 lb. A great slicer that is very dense and meaty with exceptional taste and aroma. Excellent producer.

Indeterminate, regular leaf foliage.

80 days from transplant.
 



FEURERWERK:
My favourite tomato of the season! Originally from Germany, the fruit are breathtaking with yellow mottling and stripes on a red background.  It really does look like fireworks! The fruit average 10-12 oz and have good flavor.  A must for every tomato collector.
 
Indeterminate, regular leaf foliage.
80 days from transplant.



BRANDYWINE:  
Brandywine, which dates back to 1885, is the heirloom tomato standard. One taste and you'll be enchanted by its superb flavor and luscious shade of red-pink. The large, beefsteak-shaped fruits grow on unusually upright, potato-leaved plants. The fruits set one or two per cluster and ripen late-and are worth the wait. Brandywine's qualities really shine when it develops an incredible fine, sweet flavor.

Indeterminate, potato leaf foliage.

85 days from transplant.


KUKLA'S PORTUGUESE:
A really exciting new heirloom variety! Seed was given to Carolyn Male by J. Tarbox of MA who obtained some tomatoes from Larry Kukla which this variety is named after. Larry Kukla obtained the seed from a man who brought them from Portugal. The large red tomatoes average 1 lb or more and are quite productive.

Indeterminate, potato leaf. 
85 days from transplant.


GREEN GIANT:
Green Giant produces huge, green beefsteaks that average 1-2 lbs with a nice refreshing flavor.  EXTREMELY RARE.

Indeterminate, potato leaf foliage.

90 days from transplant.




MARIZOL GOLD:  A beautiful bicolour heirloom from Germany. It does exceptionally well producing large amounts of huge 2 lb. gold and red marbled fruit. In most years the fruit are relatively crack free and the taste is delicious and juicy. A wonderful tomato that is beautiful sliced to show the red marbling inside. 

Indeterminate, regular leaf foliage. 
90 days from transplant.




ANANAS NOIRE:  Also known as Black Pineapple, this is one of the most interesting tomatoes we offer. The skin has shades of green, purple, orange, and yellow. Bright green flesh has bursts of red streaks that will definitely add intrigue to your vegetable platter. The lip smacking flavour starts out sweet and ends with the perfect amount of tang. What's more, the sprawling indeterminate plant yields a tremendous amount of 1 1/2 pound fruits.  Indeterminate.  80 days.


BLACK KRIM: 
A very popular heirloom that originates from the Isle of Krim in the Black Sea off the coast of the Crimean Peninsula.  The medium to large size fruit are oblate and usually have numerous cracks around the stem end. The colour varies according to the climate but generally the hotter the climate the darker the fruit. In our climate the fruit are a dark purplish color with green shoulders and the taste is intense.  Definitely one of the tastiest tomatoes that I have ever eaten.  Excellent for slicing, salads, and tomato sandwiches.  Indeterminate, regular                                                                        leaf foliage.  85 days from transplant.


MRS. BOT'S ITALIAN GIANT:  Wonderful heirloom beef-steak style tomato.  Originally cultivated in Castelfranco, Italy.  Large (4-5") diameter fruit with bright red skin and juicy, meaty flesh.  The flavour is incredibly sweet and delicious.

Indeterminate, regular leaf foliage.

80 days from transplant.











 

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