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Tomato Varieties for 2020 Seedling Sale

Chart is organized by fruit size, then Variety name.

*Indeterminate = produces fruit all season, a little bit at a time

*Determinate = has a short period of fruit set, lots of tomatoes all at once

TypeVarietyDescriptionDays to maturityColourGrowth habit*Container-Friendly?
CherryBaxter's BushNot a true dwarf variety - may grow to 4', but controlled growth is still be suited for small spaces. Loaded with crack-resistant fruit.
 
EarlyRedDeterminateY
CherryBlack CherryLarge cherry tomato - sweet and a bit smoky with black shoulders and red base when ripe.
 
EarlyBlackIndeterminate 
CherryBlushElongated, yellow and pink striped fruits, sweet flavour, great for fresh eating and salads.
 
EarlyMultiIndeterminate 
CherryBrad's Atomic GrapeMulti-coloured grape type with sweet & citrussy flavour.MidMultiIndeterminate 
CherryChadwick's Cherry2-bite sized, juicy fruits, perfect for snacks and salads.
 
MidRedIndeterminate 
CherryCoyoteGreat for fresh eating, salad, and salsas. Sweet and full flavour. Creamy ivory with hints of yellow.
 
EarlyYellowIndeterminate 
CherryGalina's YellowThis very sweet golden-yellow cherry tomato is about the size of a quarter and produced in clusters. The flavor is not just sweet, but has a special depth of rich flavor. Yield heavily for a plentiful harvest.
 
MidYellowIndeterminate 
CherryGardener's SweetheartHeart-shaped cherries grown from seed we saved on our farm! Sweet and firm with pointed tips.  Incredibly crack-resistant and pretty. Exhibited significant blight resistance for us.
 
EarlyRedIndeterminate 
CherryGreen TigerElongated green striped fruit, very flavourful.
 
EarlyGreenIndeterminate 
CherryHoney DropOrange and salmon, sweet fruit.
 
EarlyOrangeIndeterminate 
CherryMatt's Wild CherryFlavour packed little red tomatoes with smooth texture great for grazing in the garden. Large, productive plants with some resistance to late blight.
 
EarlyRedIndeterminate 
CherryPink Bumble BeeOval, crack resistant cherries, pink with gold stripes, sweet, rich flavour.
 
EarlyMultiIndeterminate 
CherryRed PearLittle red, pear-shaped tomatoes have lots of flavour that are great in salads and as garnishes. Will bear hundreds of fruit until frost.
 
MidRedIndeterminate 
CherryRideauFrom the Seeds of Diversity seed library, extremely productive plant, sweet but with a tomatoe-y flavour and very crack-resistant.
 
MidRedIndeterminate 
CherrySpriteRed grape type. Sweet, but also dries well. Compact for an indeterminate plant. EarlyRedIndeterminate 
CherrySun Sugar (hybrid)SO SWEET! Bright tangerine-orange cherry tomatoes. Vigorous plants start yielding early and bear tomato candy right through the season.
 
EarlyOrangeIndeterminate 
CherrySunrise Bumblebee  Multi  
CherryTiny TimDwarf patio variety growing only 1-1.5' tall, producing 3/4" fruits.
 
EarlyRedDeterminateY
CherryTumbling Tom RedTrailing plant, intended for hanging planters. Produces red cherry tomatoes on small plants that grow down aprox 2'.
 
EarlyRedIndeterminateY
CherryTumbling Tom YellowCascading plant best potted in hanging planters, loaded with sweet yellow cherry tomatoes.
 
EarlyYellowDeterminateY
CherryYellow PearThis extremely old variety makes a vigorous plant that bears enormous numbers of bright yellow, bite-sized fruit. The flavor is deliciously tangy. Perfect for summer salads and preserving
 
MidYellowIndeterminate 
PasteAmish CanningLarge, pointed, meaty fruits on indeterminate vines. Angie's favourite paste tomato. Good flavour.MidRedIndeterminate 
PasteBlack PlumLittle black plum tomatoes are great in sauce, in salads, and for snacking right in the field. The smallish plums fit easily in jars for beautifull canned whole tomatoes.
 
LateBlackIndeterminate 
PasteBlue BeechSausage-shaped red fruits are easy to process.MidRedIndeterminate 
PasteRomaProductive plum tomato with good disease resistance. Vigorous and strong, producing heavy yields of picture-perfect, thick-walled fruits with deep red color and mild flavor. Great for sauce or freezing.
 
EarlyRedDeterminate 
PasteSan MarzanoOld Italian variety that produces 3 1/2" fat side fruits with few seeds.
 
LateRedIndeterminate 
SaladApricotMed-sized slighty fuzzy yellow fruits that blush pink as they ripen.
 
MidYellowIndeterminate 
SaladDark GalaxyRed saladette with gorgeous, metallic black specklesMidBlackIndeterminate 
SaladGreen ZebraBright green with dark green striping, tangy taste, perfect in salads.
 
EarlyGreenIndeterminate 
SaladJaune FlammePlant yields 2 oz bright orange fruit, borne in clusters of 6-8.  Orange exterior with reddish interior when fully ripe. Excellent rich taste.
 
EarlyOrangeIndeterminate 
SaladLime Green SaladDwarf plants produce 4oz chartreuse fruits all season long! Tangy flavour.
 
EarlyGreenIndeterminateY
SaladRocket3-4oz fruits have good flavour for an early tomato. Crack and disease resistant. Extremely early & grows well in cool weather. Good for container or garden.
 
EarlyRedDeterminateY
SaladViolet JasperFrom the Seeds of Diversity seed library, a violet-purple fruit with green and metallic streaks, more tangy than sweet with lots of seeds, incredibly productive plant produces many 1-3 oz tomatoes.
 
MidMultiIndeterminate 
SlicerBeaver LodgeExtremely early slicing variety, bred at the Beaverlodge Research Centre in Northern Alberta for short, cool seasons.   Wonderful tomato-y taste normally associated with beefsteak tomatoes, unusual for such an early tomato.
 
EarlyRedDeterminateY
SlicerBlack KrimMedium-large, globe-shaped, dark red-purple fruits with green/black shoulders. Full flavour. Great on sandwiches and burgers.
 
MidBlackIndeterminate 
SlicerBogus FructaDwarf plant never exceeds 2' tall but produces an abundance of 4oz orangey-red fruits.
 
EarlyRedDeterminateY
SlicerCosmonaut VolkovThe large, deep red globes have a complex sweet/tart flavour. It is comparable to many of the large and tasty heirlooms but with very little cracking or yellow shoulders. Perfect for sandwiches and adding to sauces.
 
MidRedIndeterminate 
SlicerDwarf Purple HeartRich, meaty large purple/pink fruits on 3' plants. Heavy producer for a dwarf. Few seeds.
 
MidOtherDeterminateY
SlicerEarl of EdgecombOblate deep orange color, with dark green shoulders on un-ripe fruits. Fruits are medium size. The taste is excellent, well balanced, not too sweet and not too tart, just right. 4-6 fruits per cluster.
 
MidOrangeIndeterminate 
SlicerGlamourDependable harvests of large, smooth, solid fruit with thick walls and meaty texture. Crack resistant. Mild and delicious flavor, popular for canning.
 
LateRedIndeterminate 
SlicerGolden OxheartBeautiful heart-shaped, golden-yellow fruits. Meaty, with a delicious, well-balanced flavor. Plant grows strong vines that tend to sprawl if not tied up. 
 
MidYellowIndeterminate 
SlicerHubert's PinkMid-sized, rosy pink fruits loaded with intense tomato flavor. Think Brandywine, but more regularly shaped and about 1/2 the size.
 
MidOtherIndeterminate 
SlicerJapanese Black TrifeleUnusual pear shape and burgundy color. Good yields of 4-6 oz. fruit with excellent, rich flavor. Potato leaf plants.
 
MidBlackIndeterminate 
SlicerKangaroo PawSmall plants, med/large fruits, meaty texture, & few seeds - perfect for salsas and sandwiches.
 
EarlyOrangeDeterminateY
SlicerLucky Swirl DwarfVigorous dwarf plants laden with medium to large sized slicers that are yellow on the top, orange in the middle & red on the bottom. Delightfully rich, delicious fruit flavor.

 
LateMultiIndeterminateY
SlicerMennonite OrangeBeautiful orange fruits that are very juicy, flavourful, and sweet with a buttery texture.  Great for salads and sandwiches.
 
LateOrangeIndeterminate 
SlicerMoskvichFruits are round to slightly flattened with deep red colour and luscious, rich flavour. Very meaty. Great for sandwiches, salads, and canning.
 
EarlyRedIndeterminate 
SlicerOxheartHeart-shaped pink fruit that weigh up to 1 pound. Very meaty flesh contains few seeds making this a favorite for slicing and for sandwiches. Good flavor and productivity.
 
LateRedIndeterminate 
SlicerPink PassionDwarf plant, pink coloured, juicy, balanced sweetness perfect for slicing, salads and salsas.
 
EarlyRedDeterminateY
SlicerRed ZebraFire engine red fruit are covered with bright yellow stripes. Sweet and flavorful. Keep well on the counter after picking.
 
LateRedIndeterminate 
SlicerStriped GermanGorgeous, meaty, orange/pink/yellow mottled fruits growing from 1/2-2lbs each. Awesome, sweet, beefsteak flavour. One of Ang's absolute favourites.
 
MidMultiIndeterminate 
SlicerSub Arctic PlentyOne of the very earliest tomatoes, with 2-3" fruits that set well in cool weather. Bred in Alberta. Not a dwarf variety, but a small enough plant that it will work fine in containers as well as in the ground.
 
EarlyRedDeterminate 
SlicerSub Arctic PlentyOne of the very earliest tomatoes; the compact plants produce lots of 2-oz red fruit. It's one of the best for cool conditions and will set fruit in temperatures lower than most.
 
EarlyRedDeterminate 
SlicerTaxiActually a semi-determinate with heavy early production, but a smaller amount continuing longer. 4-6oz low acid fruits - a favourite in our CSA.
 
EarlyYellowDeterminate 
SlicerTie Dye DwarfDwarf plant, 5-6 oz rich, juicy fruit, deep purple skin and gold-green stripes. A classic multi-coloured  slicer in a container-friendly plant!
 
EarlyMultiDeterminateY

Angie Koch

05.04.2020

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