Chef's Choice Tomatoes
AAS WINNER. Judges raved about the productivity of this award winning beefsteak tomato. Firm fleshed fruit weigh 8 ounces and are 6 inches in width. Flavor is exceptional, with just the right balance of acids and sugars. Improved disease resistance and a strong 5-foot indeterminate vine offers impressive potential for yield and gardening success. 80 to 85 days.
ALL AMERICA SELECTIONS AWARD WINNER. This crack-resistant hybrid originated with the heirloom Amana Orange and retains that wonderful old-fashioned flavor while adding some improvements. The hybrid has 9 to 12 oz. tomatoes that mature much earlier than Amana Orange and do not crack. The color both inside and out is a beautiful glowing orange that holds its intensity even when tomatoes are cooked, lending itself to creative uses by chefs. Vigorous plants are quite productive and are resistant to Tobacco Mosaic Virus and anthracnose. Indeterminate. 75 days.
Many of you have come to love the Chef’s Choice tomato series. The latest entry in the class is called Chef’s Choice Black, a beefsteak type tomato with a dark green, brown, and black hues. The flesh is juicy and sweet. The disease resistant plants can produce 30 or more 8-10 ounce fruit on each plant, under good growing conditions. Winner of the All America Selections award, with a good disease package and with good crack tolerance. Requires staking. Indeterminate 75 days.
AAS WINNER. The beautiful yellow color of the skin hides the internal crimson stripes that make the sliced fruit so attractive. Sweet and savory is how one judge defined the taste. Strong indeterminate vines produce up to 30 fruit that weigh 8 ounces each. Excellent for fresh harvest, and also preserving, since you are likely to have a great abundance of fruit. 75 days.
ALL AMERICA SELECTIONS WINNER. Potato-leaved plants produce impressive yields of 12 to 16 oz. beefsteak tomatoes with deep pink sweet, meaty flesh and an irresistibly good taste. These fruits have a perfect acid-to-sugar ratio resulting in flavor that is reminiscent of heirlooms. However, these hybrid plants are easier to grow and yield early harvests of delicious, crack-resistant beefsteak tomatoes. Indeterminate. 75 days.
AAS WINNER. Judges were excited by the citrus-like flavor and sweet delicate flesh, with perfect texture, in addition to the beautiful beefsteak shape. Fruit are 6 to 7 inches wide, and reach up to 10 ounces. In some trials each plant produced 30 or more fruit. Indeterminate vines reach 5 feet and have resistance to F,V, TMV, Scab, and cracking. 80 to 85 days.
Delicious 9 to 10 ounce fruit are firm and smooth, having excellent flavor and purple color all the way through. If you love Cherokee Purple you will also like this tomato. Vigorous indeterminate plants mature in 80 days.
ALL AMERICA SELECTIONS WINNER. This is one of the first green colored varieties with disease resistance, and it impressed judges in the All America Selections program. Green when ripe, tomatoes have yellow streaks and are 9 to 10 ounces with a wide, flat shape and a wonderful, sweet, citrus-like flavor. Crack resistant, but should be picked when they are still slightly firm. Indeterminate. 90 days.