Gardeners throughout the country are rediscovering this old-fashioned classic for its terrific flavor and productivity. This strain has some disease resistance, which ensures large crops of crack-free, bright red 6 to 8 oz. tomatoes with delicious old-time taste. For many years, this was a favorite for canning because of its abundance, juiciness and deep red color through and through. Developed in the 1920's, but just right for today's gardeners too. Determinate. 75 days.
With a name like a confection and striped dark-chocolate grape-shaped tomatoes, this one is too tempting to pass up. The fruit is delightfully sweet with a rich, balanced flavor, perfect for snacking or adding on top of salads. Tall, disease-resistant plants bear huge crops of these delectable, crack-resistant cherry tomatoes. Indeterminate. 75 days.
Huge red fruit is smooth, nearly solid and often weighs more than 2 lbs. Excellent flavor, tiny seed cavities, and very little cracking. This is the variety that holds the world record for the largest tomato ever grown. Indeterminate. 77 days.
It's back! This variety was made popular many years ago by a seed company that is no longer in business. Many gardeners still remember fondly this prolific variety with 4 to 6 inch long, tapered red fruits shaped like banana peppers. The tomatoes are very meaty and sweet with few seeds -- great for sauces, salsas, or even eating fresh. Color is a gorgeous bright red and yield is impressive. Indeterminate. 80 days.
This special strain of Red Brandywine comes from Chester County, Pennsylvania, where it originated in 1885. It produces medium-sized, 8 to 12 oz. round, smooth red fruit that are juicy and loaded with intense tomato flavor. This is a different strain than regular Brandywine Red, which has a much larger and more ribbed tomato. This foliage is shaped like a regular tomato leaf and is not potato-leaved. Expect high yields of this very flavorful tomato. Indeterminate. 78 days.
This yellow version of Tumbling Tom is superior for hanging baskets, containers and small space gardens. The graceful cascading vines reach up to 18 inches, and produce an abundance of 1 to 2 ounce yellow tomatoes, that are sweet and delicious. Plant are only 8 inches in width, so you can put them fairly close together. Resistant to fusarium, verticillium and nematodes. Determinate. 70 days.
Delightful ivory-colored cherry tomatoes ripen to pale yellow and are deliciously sweet without being sugary. This variety was hybridized by Joe Bratka and seed was given to us by a local friend who obtained it years ago in a seed swap. This is one you'll find yourself snacking on in the garden because it tastes so good. Indeterminate. 75 days.
This dwarf variety is one of America's most popular varieties ever for growing on patios, decks, courtyards, or wherever garden space is limited. Plants have attractive, deep green foliage and only become about 2 ft. tall, but produce large harvests of bright red, 3 to 4 oz. flavorful tomatoes. Outstanding for growing in containers -- one that measures at least 12 inches wide works best. Determinate. 70 days.