TOMATO DETAIL LIST 2011
1. ARKANSAS TRAVELER TOMATO (HEIRLOOMSEEDS.COM)
â€¢ 85 days - A good choice for hot, humid climates. The pink, medium sized 6-8 ounce fruits have good flavor. A reliable variety that has shown to have some disease resistance. Indeterminate vines.
2. AUNT RUBY`S GERMAN GREEN TOMATO (HEIRLOOMSEEDS.COM)
â€¢ 80-95 days - A delightful change of pace! The large, 1 pound beefsteaks have a deliciously sweet, but spicy flavor, and grow in clusters of two or three. They turn a light green when ripe, with just a hint of yellow and a pink blush underneath. Indeterminate vines.
3. BEEFMASTER HYBRID TOMATO (FERRY-MORSE)
â€¢ 80 days - One of America's favorites for the solid, meaty, flavorful red fruit that weighs up to 2 lbs. Vigorous vines and outstanding fruit taste and quality. Indeterminate.
4. BEEFSTEAK TOMATO (C.O.) (FERRY-MORSE)
â€¢ 96 days - Also known as Red Ponderosa or Crimson Cushion. Produces huge, delicious, ribbed fruit on vigorous vines. Grow in wire cages for best results. Indeterminate.
5. BETTER BOY HYBRID TOMATO (FERRY-MORSE)
â€¢ 70 days - A trusted favorite for many years, Better Boy is a great performer with big hybrid-quality yields of succulent, juicy yet meaty tomatoes. A good all-around choice, the plants are resistant to Verticillium Wilt, Fusarium Wilt Race 1, and Nematodes. Indeterminate.
6. BIG BOY HYBRID TOMATO (FERRY-MORSE)
â€¢ 78 days - One of the most popular hybrid tomatoes! Plants produce large, deep red slicing tomatoes, some up to 2 pounds. Great for salads, canning or juice. Plants will produce until frost. Indeterminate.
7. BIG RED TOMATO (HEIRLOOMSEEDS.COM)
â€¢ 85 days - We acquired the seeds for this tomato from a family in southern Illinois who had grown it for generations, and was always simply referred to as that "that big, red tomato". The large vines produce 16 to 24 ounce huge, sweet, red fruit, with just enough "bite" for that old fashioned, home grown taste. Perfect for sandwiches, salads or just eating out of your hand! This is the tomato you remember eating from your grandfather's garden! First introduced in the United States by Heirloom Seeds. Indeterminate vines.
8. BLACK FROM TULA TOMATO (HEIRLOOMSEEDS.COM)
â€¢ 85 days - This rich and sweet tasting tomato provides plenty of foliage cover, while growing smoky, dark reddish black, luscious tomatoes. Originally from the Ukraine, it makes a terrific addition to any garden! Indeterminate vines.
9. BLACK KRIM TOMATO (HEIRLOOMSEEDS.COM)
â€¢ 70 days â€“ An old Russian heirloom, with fruits that are a deep red, almost black color with green shoulders. The globe shaped fruit weigh 8â€“12 ounces each, and have a unique, salty flavor that is different from any tomato youâ€™ve ever tasted! Indeterminate vines.
10. BLACK PRINCE TOMATO (HEIRLOOMSEEDS.COM)
â€¢ 85 days - This old Russian heirloom has become very popular in gourmet restaurants! The smooth, round fruits have a deep, garnet skin color with dark, reddish - brown flesh. Very juicy and flavorful! For best flavor, the tomatoes should be harvested when the shoulders still have a trace of green. A MUST for the tomato connoisseur! Indeterminate vines.
11. BLACK SEA MAN TOMATO (C.O.) (HEIRLOOMSEEDS.COM)
â€¢ 75 days - This unique tomato has a rich, complex flavor as well as unusual coloring. The beautiful, chocolate-brown skin hides the delightful red and green middle. The 6-8 ounce potato-leafed fruits grow on short, compact vines. Determinate vines.
12. BONNY BEST TOMATO (HEIRLOOMSEEDS.COM)
â€¢ 75 days - This old heirloom is often judged as one of the 5 best tasting! A great, medium sized tomato (up to 8 ounces) with bright, scarlet red color, noted for its fine flavor. A great all purpose tomato! Indeterminate vines.
13. BOX CAR WILLIE TOMATO (HEIRLOOMSEEDS.COM)
â€¢ 80 days - This high yielding (better than most hybrids!) variety produces delicious fruits weighing 10-16 ounces. The tomatoes are red in color with dark orange undertones, extremely juicy, and have that good, old fashioned flavor! Indeterminate vines.
14. BRANDYWINE TOMATO (FERRY-MORSE)
â€¢ 90-120 days - One of the best of the 'heirloom' vegetables now available. Produces really tasty, large pink tomatoes truly worth growing. Fruits can weigh up to a pound. Indeterminate vines.
15. CARBON TOMATO (BAKER CREEK)
â€¢ 90 days. Winner of the 2005 "Heirloom Garden Show" best-tasting tomato award. This variety has won taste awards from coast to coast in the last few years, so we were proud to locate a small supply of the seed. The fruit are smooth, large, and beautiful, being one of the darkest and prettiest of the purple types we have ever seen. They also seem to have an extra dose of the complex flavor dark tomatoes are famous for.
16. CHEROKEE PURPLE TOMATO (HEIRLOOMSEEDS.COM)
â€¢ 82 days - Originally grown by the Cherokee Indians, this has been a popular tomato for over 100 years! This relatively disease free tomato has pink-purple flesh, with a smoky, sweet flavor, and grows 10 to 12 ounces, while the vines provide dense foliage. Very unusual! Indeterminate vines.
17. COSMONAUT VOLKOV TOMATO (C.O.) (HEIRLOOMSEEDS.COM)
â€¢ 72 days - After seeing these beauties at a local tomato festival, we knew we had to learn more about them. The juicy red, luscious 8-10 fruits are perfectly shaped, and grow on short vines that remain healthy and vigorous when others have shut down. Named after the Russian cosmonaut, this variety will consistently produce a bumper crop of fruits with a rich, tomato flavor, even with areas with a shorter growing season. Determinate vines.
18. CUOSTRALEE TOMATO (HEIRLOOMSEEDS.COM)
â€¢ A great tasting French heirloom variety! Large, beefsteak type tomatoes can measure up to 4 inches across and 3 pounds in weight. The flesh is a beautiful red color and is simply delicious! A very heavy producer! Indeterminate vines.
19. DELICIOUS TOMATO (AMERICAN SEED)
â€¢ 77 days - These large, red, beefsteak tomatoes can grow to over 1 pound each, with many growing 2 to 3 pounds! The smooth, solid fruits are crack resistant and meaty, with a small seed cavity. Excellent flavor! Indeterminate vines.
20. DJENA LEEâ€™S GOLDEN GIRL TOMATO (HEIRLOOMSEEDS.COM)
â€¢ 80 days - This family heirloom dates back to 1929, when Djena Lee won 1st prize at the Chicago Fair 10 years in a row. The yellow/orange fruits have a richly balanced, sweet-tangy flavor. Delicious, old-time taste. Indeterminate vines.
21. DRUZBA TOMATO (HEIRLOOMSEEDS.COM)
â€¢ 90 days â€“ This densely foliaged Bulgarian heirloom bears plenty of 12 ounce fruit throughout the season! The fruits measure 4 inches across, and are bright red with a high acid content - giving it that robust â€œreal tomatoâ€ flavor! Resistant to most foliage diseases. Indeterminate vines.
22. EARLY GIRL HYBRID TOMATO (FERRY-MORSE)
â€¢ 52 days - Early Girl Hybrid is a Ferry Morse tomato. "Early Girl" is the earliest of the slicing tomatoes. It produces dark red, 4 to 6 ounce fruits in abundance. Indeterminate vines.
23. EVA PURPLE BALL TOMATO (HEIRLOOMSEEDS.COM)
â€¢ 80 days - This delicious German heirloom dates back to the late 1800â€™s, and has pink fruits that are perfect globes, each weighing 6 to 8 ounces. The sweet, juicy flesh of this variety is delicious! A high yielding variety. Indeterminate vines.
24. FIRST PICK TOMATO (HEIRLOOMSEEDS.COM)
â€¢ 60 days - A French variety popular for generations in the Baptiste family of Reims, France. The fruits are deep red; globe shaped and weighs 4 to 5 ounces each. This plant sets fruit in cool weather, providing tasty tomatoes sooner than other â€œearlyâ€ varieties! Also does well as a fall crop, setting fruit in the cooler night temperatures. Exceptional flavor for an early tomato! First introduced in the United States by Heirloom Seeds. Determinate vines.
25. GIANT BEEFSTEAK TOMATO (HEIRLOOMSEEDS.COM)
â€¢ 100 days - This very heavy producer of large, brilliant red tomatoes has been a favorite for years! The solid, meaty fruits are 12 ounce to 2 pounds in size, and are excellent for slicing. Indeterminate vines.
26. GIANT SYRIAN TOMATO (HEIRLOOMSEEDS.COM)
â€¢ 80 days - This high yielding variety from West Virginia consistently delivers 1 pound, great tasting, dark pink/reddish globes. The juicy fruits are firm and meaty, with few seeds. Indeterminate vines.
27. GREEN GRAPE TOMATO (HEIRLOOMSEEDS.COM)
â€¢ 82 days â€“ These green, Â¾ inch cherry tomatoes are grown in clusters of 6-8 fruit, and have an amber blush when ripe. The flesh has a unique, spicy sweetness that's simply delicious! Indeterminate vines.
28. GREEN ZEBRA TOMATO (HEIRLOOMSEEDS.COM)
â€¢ 78 days â€“ Very unusual variety! The ripe fruits are bright green with light green stripes. The 2-4 ounce fruits have a delicious, â€œreal tomatoâ€ flavor. Very vigorous determinate vines.
29. HOMESTEAD 24 TOMATO (HEIRLOOMSEEDS.COM)
â€¢ 80 days -This densely foliaged plant produces very firm, dark red, flattened globe shaped fruit, each weighing 7-8 ounces. Does well in hot or humid weather. A great choice for canning! Determinate vines.
30. JUBILEE TOMATO (FERRY-MORSE)
â€¢ 80 days - "All American Selection" winner in 1943. This heavy yielding, golden-orange fruit weighs 6 to 7 ounces each, is mild tasting, but has good tomato flavor. Solid fruit with few seeds. Indeterminate vines.
31. KELLOGGâ€™S BREAKFAST TOMATO (HEIRLOOMSEEDS.COM)
â€¢ 85 days â€“ This West Virginia heirloom is our favorite orange beefsteak tomato. Truly outstanding taste! This very productive variety bears fruit that weigh 1 pound or more. Indeterminate vines.
32. LEMON DROP TOMATO (C.O.) (HEIRLOOMSEEDS.COM)
â€¢ 85 days Very tasty, these tiny Â½ - Â¾ inch lemon colored cherry tomatoes make the perfect addition to salads. This variety will surprise you with its tart and sweet flavor. A very heavy producer. Indeterminate vines.
33. MARGLOBE TOMATO (HEIRLOOMSEEDS.COM)
â€¢ 75 days - This old time favorite just teems with red, sweet tasting, 8 to 10 ounce fruit! The vines are densely foliaged, and are loaded with globe shaped, solid tomatoes. Heavy producer for a bush type tomato. Determinate vines.
34. MARION TOMATO (HEIRLOOMSEEDS.COM)
â€¢ 75 days - A Rutgers type tomato that matures a little earlier and has more disease resistance. The tall vines are filled with dark red, globe shaped, 8 ounce fruit. Does well in hot weather. Indeterminate vines.
35. MINI (TOTEM) TOMATO (SMITH & HAWKEN) (TINY PLANT 12â€ TALL)
â€¢ 50-60 days â€“ Small 12â€ tall tomato plant that produces juicy red globe shaped cherry tomatoes with that old time flavor. Perfect for container gardening in a sunny window sill or on a sunny porch. Determinate vines.
36. MULE TEAM TOMATO (HEIRLOOMSEEDS.COM)
â€¢ 75 days - Almost perfect, these globe shaped fruit abound on this old variety! The bright red tomatoes are 8-12 ounces in size, and withstand disease, stress and drought conditions. Good tasting fruit with a little "bite". A good choice for the first time grower of heirloom tomatoes! Indeterminate vines.
37. NEBRASKA WEDDING TOMATO (GHORGANICS.COM)
â€¢ 95 days â€“ This high yielder consistently produces crack-resistant, 3Â½ inch globe-shaped, orange fruit, which appear in clusters on the plants. A nice, mild flavored tomato. Indeterminate vines.
38. OLD VIRGINIA TOMATO (HEIRLOOMSEEDS.COM)
â€¢ 80 days - Grown for generations in southern Virginia, this tomato can take the heat and still produce a large crop! The large vines produce a bumper crop of 8 to 12 ounce dark red fruit with that good old-time flavor! The delicious globe shaped fruit is smooth and crack resistant. Will this year bring us more unusually hot weather? If so, this is the variety to grow! Indeterminate vines.
39. PURPLE CALABASH TOMATO (HEIRLOOMSEEDS.COM)
â€¢ 85 days - Extremely attractive, the dark maroon colored fruit is very fluted and pleated, with a rich complex flavor. The prolific vines will produce a large crop of 3 inch tomatoes.
40. RED CHERRY, LARGE FRUITED TOMATO (FERRY-MORSE)
â€¢ 75 days - This highly productive plant grows 1 to 1.5 inch diameter bright red, juicy, and very sweet fruits. Great addition to salads! Indeterminate vines.
41. RED OXHEART TOMATO (HEIRLOOMSEEDS.COM)
â€¢ 85 days - This all-time favorite produces large, red, 1 pound fruits with that good old fashioned taste. The heart-shaped tomatoes are meaty with few seeds. The perfect slicing tomato for sandwiches. Indeterminate vines.
42. RIO GRANDE TOMATO (HEIRLOOMSEEDS.COM)
â€¢ 80 days - Very large, blocky pear-shaped tomatoes are borne in profusion, making for large harvests to turn into tomato sauce, paste, or juice. Deep red fruit is about 4 inches long. Vigorous plants are well adapted to extremes in temperature. Determinate.
43. ROMA (FERRY-MORSE)
â€¢ 78 days - The standard paste tomato for making sauces and catsup! The strong vines yield up to 200 red, pear shaped fruit, each weighing 2 to 3 ounces each, with firm flesh and few seeds. A very popular variety! Determinate vines.
44. RUTGERS (HEIRLOOMSEEDS.COM)
â€¢ 74 days - Once considered the most popularly grown tomato, it's now making a strong comeback! The blood red, 7 - 8 ounce fruit has that good old fashioned flavor! A fine tomato for canning or fresh use. Determinate vines.
45. SILVERY FIR TREE TOMATO (HEIRLOOMSEEDS.COM)
â€¢ 58 days - A Russian heirloom with unique carrot-like, silvery leaves. This early maturing variety bears plenty of red, 3-4 inch, tasty fruits. A good choice for container growing due to its petite, 24 inch height. Determinate vines.
46. SOLDACKI TOMATO (HEIRLOOMSEEDS.COM)
â€¢ 75 days - This tasty heirloom can trace its origins to Polish immigrants who settled in Ohio during the early 1900's. This dark pink beefsteak type tomato can grow up to 1 pound, and has a robust flavor with just a touch of sweetness. The huge vines produce heavy yields all season long! Indeterminate vines.
47. STRIPED GERMAN TOMATO (HEIRLOOMSEEDS.COM)
â€¢ 80-90 days - A West Virginia variety that produces very large (up to 2Â½ pounds), red and yellow skinned fruits. The bi-colored flesh has a nice, slightly tart flavor and looks very attractive when sliced. Indeterminate vines.
48. STUPICE TOMATO (HEIRLOOMSEEDS.COM)
â€¢ 55 days â€“ An exceptional tomato from Czechoslovakia! A great tasting, early variety that produces globe shaped fruit that are deep red, weigh 3-4 ounces and has potato leaf type foliage. A tangy, real tomato flavor! Indeterminate vines.
49. SUB-ARCTIC PLENTY TOMATO (HEIRLOOMSEEDS.COM)
â€¢ 40-60 days - For those with short growing seasons, this extremely early variety has upright stems packed with 1Â½ inch fruits. Has excellent cold-setting abilities. Great for early summer harvests or when used in Fall container gardening. Determinate vines.
50. SUPER ITALIAN PASTE (HEIRLOOMSEEDS.COM)
â€¢ 75-80 days - A very meaty Italian heirloom that has very little juice or seeds, making it a good choice for paste, puree or canning. The 6 inch, elongated fruits weigh 10 ounces, and have good flavor. Indeterminate vines.
51. SUPER SIOUX TOMATO (HEIRLOOMSEEDS.COM)
â€¢ 70 days - Old-time acid flavor is what you'll get from this tomato! The 4 ounce globe shaped fruits are bright red and thick walled. The very productive vines set fruit well, even in hot weather! A great choice for canning or fresh use. Indeterminate vines.
52. SUPER SWEET 100 HYBRID (BURPEE)
â€¢ 65 days - This is a home gardener favorite that has more disease resistance than Sweet 100 while keeping the same fabulous taste. Small round 1 oz. cherry tomatoes are deliciously sweet with a high Vitamin C content. Long clusters of fruit load up on tall, vigorous plants and continue to bear until frost. Indeterminate vines.
53. SWISS ALPINE (HEIRLOOMSEEDS.COM)
â€¢ 80 days - This old world favorite was brought over from Switzerland in the 1880's. This highly productive plant produces small, 4 to 5 ounce tomatoes, with deep red flesh and that true, sharp tomato flavor! Sets fruit even in cool weather. Remember those good old tasting tomatoes? This is it! First introduced in the United States by Heirloom Seeds. Indeterminate vines.
54. TANGERINE TOMATO (HEIRLOOMSEEDS.COM)
â€¢ 83 days - This high yielding variety has fruits that are deep yellow-orange in color and shaped like a tangerine! The medium sized, 5 to 7 ounce tomatoes have a delightfully tart, citrus-like flavor! Indeterminate vines.
55. TIGERELLA TOMATO (HEIRLOOMSEEDS.COM)
â€¢ 80 days - The beautiful red fruit of this variety has stripes in green to yellow hues, and measure 1.5 to 2 inches across. The large vines bear a huge crop of this old time tangy and tart favorite! Indeterminate vines.
56. YELLOW BRANDYWINE TOMATO (HEIRLOOMSEEDS.COM)
â€¢ 90 days - The vines on this variety have potato-leaf foliage, and large yellow fruits that weigh 12 ounces to 2 pounds. The exceptional quality, as well as the creamy texture, equals a gourmet taste that is simply delicious! Make sure to add this one to your garden this year! Indeterminate vines.
57. MEXICAN HUSK TOMATILLO (FERRY-MORSE)
â€¢ 65-75 days - These globe shaped fruit weigh 2 to 3 ounces each, and are encased in a husk! The fruit ripens to a yellow color, and has a delicious, sweet-tart flavor. The husk of this variety must be removed before eating. Unique garden variety that's very popular in Mexican cuisine! Large determinate vines.
58. PURPLE TOMATILLO (HEIRLOOMSEEDS.COM)
â€¢ 68 days - This rare, heirloom tomatillo is an easy-to-grow choice. The small, 1-1Â½ inch fruits are sweeter and less sticky than green varieties. Makes tasty and delicious purple salsa. The small fruits begin as pale green, and then ripen to a rich, purple color.