An early, yellow-green tomatillo enclosed in a papery husk that splits when fruits are ready to be harvested for salsa or other Mexican dishes. This is a large-fruited, uniform strain. 60 days
Apple-green fruit with papery husk which splits open and falls to the ground when ripe. Often used in "salsa verde", green salsa when immature and tangy. Sweet and yellowish when fully ripe. Volunteers show up in the garden the following year if you leave the fruit on the ground.
Cosmonaut Vilkov Tomato
Strangely-named Ukrainian tomato that wins taste test after taste test. Perfect blend of sweet and tart, with a rich complexity. Does have some cracking and yellow shoulders, but not nearly as much as Brandywine or Pruden’s Purple. Consider Cosmonaut as a commercial tomato for markets that appreciate superior taste. Indeterminate.
Sweet, rich, full flavor. This variety will produce reliably in cold summers by mid-August, rich, and full flavor. Deep red, slightly flattened 8-10 oz. fruits with . Indeterminate. 68 days
Our earliest tomato, Glacier produces good high yields of small 2-3 oz pink-red salad tomatoes, perfect for early markets. Flavor is greatly superior to other extra-early varieties, winning all early-season taste tests. Determinate.
Pinkish-red salad size fruit with outstanding flavor that is always a favorite in our taste test. Our earliest tomato that keeps producing all season long. Cold tolerant. Determinate. 50 days
Pruden’s Purple Tomato - Not Really Purple Though!
Arch rival to Brandywine for best-flavored heirloom tomato, Pruden’s Purple has a devoted fan club. Pruden’s is not really purple, but rather a deep pink-red with occasional shoulder ribbing. Fruits are very large, often over 1 lb each, silky textured, and have that nice tart bite. This is an indeterminate tomato.
Similar to Brandywine. Large beefstake fruits are actually not purple but a pinkish-red. Pruden's is known for its very own distinct sweet and tangy heirloom flavor. Indeterminate. 77 days
Cherokee Purple Tomato - Lycopersicon elculentum
HEIRLOOM Brownish-purple skin with green shoulders and red flesh. The most popular of the “black” tomatoes for its outstanding flavor and texture. Large beefsteak fruits weigh in at a 12-16 oz. Widely grown by gardeners and market growers alike. A popular heirloom for the greenhouse. Believed to trace back over 100 years to the Cherokee Indians. Indeterminate.
Developed in Nova Scotia, this high-quality red slicer will set fruit nicely, even in cooler weather where most tomato varieties cannot. Smooth and firm with very good flavor, highly reliable. Slightly later and larger than Siletz. Determinate.
High-quality red slicer will set fruit nicely, even in cooler weather where most tomato varieties can not. Smooth and firm with very good flavor. Determinate. 68 days
Yellow Perfection Tomato
A rare English heirloom with sweet fruit of luscious lemon yellow. Prone to cracking in wet weather. Indeterminate, potato-leafed.
English heirloom with golden fruits that are very sweet with little to no acid. One of the best tasting yellow OPs we have tasted. Medium sized globes are 2". Indeterminate. 70 days
Peacevine Cherry Tomato - Lycopersicon esculentum
Highest Vitamin C cherry tomato we've found. Uniquely high in gamma-amino butyric acid, a body sedative that calms jitters. Tresses continuously grow many delicious red (occasionally yellow) fruits. Sow seed in flats indoors and plant out in garden in 6-8 weeks when all danger of frost has passed. Plant in rows 24-36 inches apart. Needs trellising. Harvesting tips. Pick individual fruits as they ripen. When frost threatens, entire plant can be lifted, including roots, and hung upside down indoors to ripen remaining fruits.
Planting Depth: 1/4"-1/2" Soil Temp. for Germ.: 70-85°F Days to Germ.: 6-8 Plant Spacing: 2'-3' Days to Maturity: 75 Full Sun Moderate Water
Matt's Wild Cherry Tomato
Deep red cherry tomatoes with an exceptional flavor many consider "the best". When every other tomato in the field is down for the count with early blight Matt’s Wild is producing copious quantities. Indeterminate.
A favorite at our taste tests year after year! Heavily-vining "wild" plants produce a multitude of incredibly sweet and flavorful small fruit. Works great in hanging baskets. Indeterminate 55 days
Yellow Pear Cherry Tomato
Mild, sweet-flavored, gorgeous little pear-shaped fruit. Beautiful mixed together with red pear or a round red cherry in salads or at farm stands. Crack-resistant strain. Indeterminate.
Clusters of pear-shaped yellow cherry tomatoes with a mild sweet flavor. A beautiful addition to salads. Serve red and yellow together for a knock out salad. Indeterminate. 70 days
Roma Paste Tomato
An early-maturing paste tomato for short-season bioregions. Ideal for canning and sauces. Determinate. (70-75 days) 1-2 oz. Tender Annual
Planting Depth: 1/2" Soil Temp. for Germ.: 70-85°F Days to Germ.: 10-14 Plant Spacing: 18-24" Days to Maturity: 85 Full Sun Moderate Water
Gilbertie Paste Tomato
An Indeterminate interesting heirloom from Connecticut. Has a long, narrow shape, often with an endearing crook at the tip. Flesh is very solid, thick, with a deep, rich flavor that makes excellent sauce and soups. A favorite among many of our customers. Known to have green shoulders.
Heirloom paste tomato known for exceptional flavor, green shoulders, and unique crook in its neck. Long slender fruits are sweet and meaty making this a great processing tomato. Indeterminate. 85 days
San Marzano Paste Tomato
A favorite among processors due to its high solids and outstanding flavors, this classic Italian variety makes an excellent, all-around tomato for paste, puree, or canning. Med-sized, 3” x 11/2“ candy red cylindrical fruit resists cracking and holds well both on the vine and in storage. Indeterminate.
A superior paste variety due to its high solid content. High yields of blocky 3" long fruits. Distinct flavor sets the mark for sauce connoisseurs. Indeterminate. 80 days
Brandywine has the distinction of being almost exclusively responsible for revival of interest in heirloom tomatoes. Very large and prone to cracking, the average Brandywine can be a somewhat daunting challenge to slice. But wait until you taste one. The pink flesh is silken smooth and has that unusual, well, “Brandywine” taste to it: just the right blend of tart and sweet with some other flavors you just can’t describe properly. Indeterminate, potato-leafed.
Classic heirloom which has set the standard for superb tomato flavor. Large, juicy, beefsteak-type fruits consistently over 1 lb. Best flavor ratings in our 2004 trials. Indeterminate. 82 days