2017 Tomato List
Amish Paste – I- M. Bright red 8oz. fruits, canning type,
Excellent for slicing fresh, not too acidic.
Better Boy - I- M. Plump, juicy, deep red, very large. Produces full season.
Big Zac – I-M. Record-breaking up to 5 lbs.; meaty
Celebrity – D-M. Excellent
large, 7-8oz. globe-shaped red tomato for slicing.
Early Girl – I-E. Early slicing tomato, high yields of 4-6 oz. slightly flattened fruit.
– I L. Recent, 2-week-earlier cross of Costoluto Genovese and original
Goliath – I-M. Bright
red, deep oblate, 10-15oz., sweet flavor; vigorous plant.
Italian Heirloom – I-M. Large 1 lb. fruit, easy to peel, ideal for
canning or fresh eating.
Momotaro – I-M.
Famous early tomato from Japan where it is top rated for flavor, 7 oz. fruit. EARLY
Moskvich – I-E. Deep red fruit, smooth texture, rich taste, average 4-6 oz., globe shaped. EARLY
Mortgage Lifter – I -L. 2-4 lbs, few seeds, the perfect tomato-sandwich
Red Brandywine – I-M
Scarlet-red, sister to the Brandywine, with the same incredible flavor.
Roma – D-M Paste-type, perfect for sauces. Bright red pear-shape, meaty, few seeds.
San Marzano – I-M. Excellent flavor, slightly rectangular, bright
red, clusters, great canner.
Shorty Allen –
I-L. Large red fruit, up to 1 lb., excellent flavor, very prolific.
Silvery Fir Tree – D-E. Prolific only 2’ tall plant from Russia; best container tomato we know. EARLY
– I-E. Very early, cold tolerant, superior flavor, 1-2oz fruits, very sweet. EARLY
PINK / BLACK/PURPLE TOMATOES:
Ananas Noir – I-L. Dark purple fruit, green shoulders; sweet, smoky flavor.
From Tula – I-L. Deep mahogany-brown beefsteak with rich, sweet flavor,
Black Krim – I-M. Dark red
(almost black) with green shoulders. Interior is a deep, reddish-green.
Black Plum – I-M. Small elongated-oval fruit, deep mahogany, sweet & fruity.
Brandy Boy – I-L Bred from Brandywine taste with better yields a
– I-L. Large pink beefsteak can weigh up to 2 lbs. Incredible flavor.
Chef’s Choice Pink-I-L. 1 lb, round pink, meaty,
perfect acid to sugar ratio, heavier producer.
Cherokee Purple – I-L. Medium pink-purple (brown) fruits avg. 8-12 oz., are round to oblate.
Rose de Berne – I. M. Sweet, dark pink globes have a bit of a zip
to their great flavor; Swiss Heirloom.
Tiffen Mennonite – I-L. Large, dark-pink fruit, 4 inches across, firm with outstanding flavor.
YELLOW / ORANGE TOMATOES:
Chef’s Choice Orange-I-L.Neon Orange, 9-12 oz fruit, flattened globe
shape, developed from Amana Orange.
Jaune Flamme – I-M. Apricot colored, 4oz., fruity flavor; old French Heirloom.
Boy – I-M. Lemon yellow, 6-8oz., mild flavor, best producing yellow tomato
Miss Lillian’s Yellow – I-M.
Medium but lush, sweet fruit with thin skin.
Nebraska Wedding – D-M. 4” round, glowing orange color, well balanced flavor.
Old German – I-L. Huge, 1-1/2 to 2 lbs., golden-yellow with red stripes, boat shape.
Pineapple – I-L. Yellow-red striped beefsteak fruits, mild flavor
and no green shoulders.
Pineapple Pig – I-L. Even sweeter and lower acid than original Pineapple, and more fruit.
Yellow Brandywine - I-L. Rich, delicious flavor, 1-2 lb. fruit,
Chef’s Choice Green – I-L. Tangy, sweet flavor and unusual bright yellow/green; 6-7” diameter and 9 ounces.
Great White – I-L. Large white fruit with
sweet flavor and lots of juice.
Green Zebra – D-M. Green with light stripes, small fruits have sweet, zippy flavor, from Tom Wagner.
Green Grape – I-E.
Small green fruit, very juicy and flavorful.
Indigo Kumquat - I-E. Very sweet with a surprising tart kick of acidity, orange fruit with indigo shoulders..
Juliet – I-E Elongated fruit in grape-like clusters, red crack-resistant
skin, sweet flavor.
Matt’s Wild – I-E.
Small deep red round fruits, sweet, full flavor makes great salsa.
I. E. Excellent German heirloom grape tomato.
Suncherry – I-E. Grape-like trusses of very sweet red fruit.
Sungold – I-E. Exceptionally sweet, tropical flavored orange fruits, vigorous plants.
Super Sweet 100 – I-E. Long strands of sweet-flavored red fruits.
Bears heavily, needs staking..
Yellow Pear – I-E. Sweet, yellow, 1 oz. pear-shaped fruit.
D=Determinate; E= Early Maturing; M= Mid-season; L=Later part of season